Detail of outcome
This publication summarises the main points made by respondents to the consultation and provides the government’s full response to them.
This consultation ran from to
We sought views on whether, following the abolition of 'contracting out', employers could override the protected persons regulations.
This consultation sought views on whether or not, following the abolition of defined benefit contracting out as part of the reforms to the state pension system, employers should be permitted to override the protected persons regulations in order to offset the additional costs they will face as a result of the end of contracting out and the loss of the NI rebate.
Who this consultation was aimed at
We welcomed comments on this consultation from pension industry professionals, pension schemes, trustees, industry, pension scheme members and member representative organisations, but we were interested in views from any source.