Automatic enrolment duties don’t apply when an organisation, business or individual are not considered an employer.
You are still an employer if you employ someone who doesn’t meet the criteria to be put into a pension scheme.
You won’t have any duties if you meet one of the following criteria:
If automatic enrolment duties don’t apply to you and you have received a letter from us, you will need to tell us you’re not an employer by using our online form.
However, if you’re an individual and you no longer employ someone in your home (a cleaner, nanny, personal care assistant etc) please contact us to let us know.
If you’re a freelancer or self employed, there is no need to notify us you are not an employer unless you receive a letter from us.
You will still have automatic enrolment duties and should not complete this form if:
For more information about your automatic enrolment duties use our online tool.
Employers are responsible for meeting their legal duties for automatic enrolment.
If you tell us that you are not an employer, it means that you have stated that you don't have automatic enrolment duties under the Pensions Act 2008.
If you provide false or misleading information to avoid your duties, you may be fined or prosecuted.
If your circumstances change so that automatic enrolment duties apply to you, you’ll need to inform us of this as soon as possible.
If you no longer employ someone in your home, contact us to let us know.