Even if you employ just one person. Act now. It’s the law.
If you directly employ one or more people to provide you with care or personal assistance, automatic enrolment duties apply to you. View our resources for people who employ their own care and support.
If you don’t have any staff other than directors, you may not have any automatic enrolment duties. Find out what to do if you don’t have any staff.
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The law on workplace pensions has changed. Every employer with at least one member of staff now has new duties, including putting those who meet certain criteria into a workplace pension scheme and contributing towards it.
This is called automatic enrolment. It’s called this because it’s automatic for your staff – they don’t have to do anything to be enrolled into your pension scheme. But it’s not automatic for you. You need to take steps to make sure they’re enrolled.
Yes, if you employ at least one member of staff, you’ll need to automatically enrol them into a pension scheme if they meet certain criteria. Get started by following our step-by-step guide to automatic enrolment.
You need to tell us who’ll be responsible for managing the automatic enrolment process by nominating a contact. Over the coming months, we'll send help and guidance to this person.
There are a number of tasks that will need to be completed by your staging date, including assessing your workforce to see who’s eligible, choosing a pension scheme, and communicating to staff. To help you prepare use our automatic enrolment action planner to find out what you need to do and by when.