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This document sets out the government’s response to the consultation.
This consultation seeks views on draft regulations to simplify the process for automatic enrolment into workplace pensions and reduce burdens on employers.
The measures will:
- introduce an alternative quality requirement for defined benefits (DB) pension schemes
- simplify the requirements on employers regarding the provision of information about automatic enrolment to their employees
- create exceptions to the employer duties so that an employer is not required to enrol an employee into a workplace pension in certain situations
The 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