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Auto-enrolment


Over six million workers now auto-enrolled into pensions 8 March 2016

More than six million workers have now begun saving into a workplace pension as a result of auto-enrolment, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has announced. Read full story


This week: free webinar on how NEST can help you meet client demand for auto-enrolment 2 March 2016

Register now: see how payroll providers can offer flexible auto-enrolment support by joining Payroll World and NEST for a free webinar on Wednesday 9 March at 12pm. Read full story


Auto-enrolment causing cost concerns for employers 15 February 2016

Two-thirds of UK workers are now saving through a workplace pension scheme thanks to auto-enrolment but seven in ten employers are feeling the impact in cost terms, according to research. Read full story


MPs call for auto-enrolment improvements 2 February 2016

MPs have expressed concern that The Pensions Regulator cannot yet access Real Time Information to aid the roll-out of auto-enrolment for small and micro employers and monitor compliance. Read full story


Big increase in TPR action against auto-enrolment non-compliance 1 February 2016

The latest figures show a sharp rise in compliance notices and fines issued by The Pensions Regulator for auto-enrolment (AE) non-compliance. Read full story


High Court upholds TPR stance on UK-based peripatetic workers 13 January 2016

Auto-enrolment legislation covers UK-based peripatetic employees who work across international locations, a High Court judgment has ruled. Read full story


Survey: Auto-enrolment causing confusion among employers 12 January 2016

Nearly half of employers staging for auto-enrolment in the next two years are confused about their responsibilities, according to research. Read full story


TPR: Smaller employers must act early on AE or risk fine 6 January 2016

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has expressed concern that smaller employers are leaving their auto-enrolment preparations too late to comply on time. Read full story


THE REGULATOR: Any questions? 4 January 2016

Neil Esslemont from The Pensions Regulator asks Payroll World readers for their feedback and queries. Read full story


Auto-enrolment thresholds unchanged for 2016/17 16 December 2015

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has produced its supporting analysis as part of the annual review of auto-enrolment thresholds for 2016/17, recommending they remain unchanged. Read full story


THE REGULATOR: Communications employers can’t ignore 4 December 2015

Workie, the friendly, furry giant comes with a serious message, as Neil Esslemont from The Pensions Regulator explains. Read full story


EXPERT VIEW: High earners beware 4 December 2015

Henry Tapper examines the potential threat of 100% taxation on contributions under auto-enrolment when someone’s hit their annual allowance from next tax year. Read full story


AE ‘Workie’ campaign panned by industry experts 1 December 2015

The government’s soft auto-enrolment marketing campaign was among the key concerns of industry experts at November’s CIPP Capacity Crunch Conference. Read full story


'Emergency pause' plans in place for auto-enrolment 27 November 2015

The government has drafted plans for an “emergency pause” in auto-enrolment if demand gets out of control, it has emerged. Read full story


TPR reacts to pensions minister's rocket 17 November 2015

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has responded to criticism from the pensions minister over guidance on net pay pensions, and has told Payroll World that it is amending its website. Read full story


Pensions minister fires warning shot to TPR over employer guidance 17 November 2015

Pensions minister Ros Altmann has written to The Pensions Regulator (TPR) demanding it improve its guidance to employers on choosing workplace pensions. Read full story


Five bailed after auto-enrolment fraud swoop 10 November 2015

Five people arrested in an auto-enrolment fraud investigation have been released on bail. Read full story


National Audit Office declares auto-enrolment a success 6 November 2015

The introduction of auto-enrolment for large and medium-sized employers has been a success, according to a report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Read full story


Rise in auto-enrolment compliance notices issued by TPR 2 November 2015

Figures from The Pensions Regulator (TPR) show 469 auto-enrolment compliance notices were issued to employers between July and September 2015. Read full story


‘Workie’ fronts government’s new auto-enrolment awareness campaign 21 October 2015

An advertising campaign featuring ‘Workie’, a character designed to embody the workplace pension, has been launched to raise awareness about auto-enrolment. Read full story


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