You must do this on your re-enrolment date.
On your re-enrolment date, you’ll need to assess certain staff to work out if you need to put them back into your pension scheme.
You only need to assess certain staff for re-enrolment.
You must assess staff who have:
You can leave out from your assessment any staff member who, on your re-enrolment date:
You now need to work out if the staff you’re assessing meet the criteria to be put back into your pension scheme.
Any staff member who left your automatic enrolment pension scheme more than 12 months before your re-enrolment date and is:
must be put into a pension scheme and you must both pay into it.
In addition to the staff that you must re-enrol, you can choose to re-enrol any staff member who is:
More information on the exceptions from the automatic re-enrolment duty and other employer duties can be found in Detailed guidance no. 1 – Employer duties and defining the workforce (PDF, 176kb, 34 pages).
What you need to do next depends on whether you have staff to re-enrol into your scheme.
You must do this within six weeks after your re-enrolment date
Having worked out which staff must be re-enrolled, you must now put them back into a pension scheme that you use for automatic enrolment and start paying into it. You must do this within six weeks of your re-enrolment date.
Once you've put your staff back into your pension scheme, you need to write to them to let them know. We’ll tell you how to do this on the next step.Write to staff that you've re-enrolled
If you don’t have any staff to re-enrol, you still need to complete your re-declaration of compliance to tell us how you have met your re-enrolment duties.
You must complete and submit your re-declaration of compliance within five months of the third anniversary of your previous re-enrolment date.
It is your legal duty as the employer to make sure that the re-declaration is completed on time and the information entered is correct. If not, you may be fined.
Once you have completed your re-declaration of compliance you still have ongoing duties towards your staff.Complete your re-declaration of compliance