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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When recruiting new staff you should be aware that as an employer you must not try to deter job applicants from joining your workplace pension scheme. Such conduct is prohibited even if you have not yet reached your auto enrolment…

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At the end of January we had a visit from a local accountant and one of his clients. It was less than a week before his client’s auto enrolment staging date. The client had not made any plans for auto…

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The payroll managers I speak to are worried about the workplace pension. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise to me as the new pension rules are complex. Complying with the rules can be both time consuming and expensive but…

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Why completing the declaration of compliance is important Employers have five calendar months from their auto enrolment staging date to provide the Pensions Regulator with a declaration of compliance. Until this has been completed and submitted to the Pensions Regulator…

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Finding Your Staging Date -Intro The first thing that alerts many businesses to the Workplace Pensions scheme is a letter from The Pensions Regulator talking about the need to register and if you have received one of these letters you are probably already aware that…

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