The workplace pension applies to casual workers just as it does to permanent staff. This means that if you overlook your casual workers you risk being fined. If you employ casual workers you may be worried that the need to…

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It’s a common misconception that postponement allows an employer to put off the workplace pension but this is not the case. If you chose to use postponement from your auto enrolment staging date, your staging date does not change. You…

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It’s a common misconception that postponement allows an employer to put off the workplace pension but this is not the case. If you chose to use postponement from your auto enrolment staging date, your staging date does not change. You…

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There’s a lot of auto enrolment software around and deciding on which software to use for auto enrolment can be a minefield. If you pick the right software it will make complying with your workplace pension duties a breeze. If…

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I recently attended a webinar hosted by the Pensions Regulator. It soon became apparent to me that there is still a lot of confusion about auto enrolment so I thought I’d share with you a summary of the Regulator’s answers…

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The category a worker falls into determines whether they have to be auto enrolled into a workplace pension or simply have the right to opt in or join. Age and earnings are the key factors which need to be taken…

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All UK employers will have to auto enrol eligible workers in a qualifying pension scheme and make mandatory minimum contributions. Those who ignore the workplace pension risk being fined. The workplace pension laws are complex but complying with the law…

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Many of the accountants and bookkeepers I speak to haven’t made any plans to offer help to their clients with the workplace pension. I am increasingly being asked by accountants and bookkeepers what they should do when a client asks…

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I have recently helped a client comply with his workplace pension duties. When we first spoke I don’t think that he realised that employers who ignore the workplace pension are actually being fined or how big the fines can be.…

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