Automatic enrolment: technical changes (2017)
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This is a consultation on proposed technical changes intended to simplify the automatic enrolment process and reduce burdens on employers.
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This consultation is seeking views on regulations to make 2 changes to the automatic enrolment process. The changes are for new employers due to become subject to automatic enrolment duties during 2017. They are:
- a change to the automatic enrolment duties trigger set out in legislation for these new employers (known as post-staging employers)
- extending to these employers the option to defer automatic enrolment for their workers (currently this is available only to employers in the staging profile)
This consultation is aimed at:
- trade unions
- employee representatives
- pension industry professionals, including scheme administrators, payroll administrators, accountants, payroll bureaux, independent financial advisers and employee benefit consultants
Ways to respond
Department for Work and Pensions
Automatic Enrolment Policy Team