Automatic enrolment: alternative quality requirements for defined benefit and hybrid pension schemes

Guidance on the alternative tests of scheme quality for defined benefits and hybrid pension schemes used for automatic enrolment.


Automatic enrolment: guidance on the alternative quality requirements for defined benefits pension schemes and the defined benefits element of hybrid pension schemes

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This guidance is aimed at pension scheme professionals. It helps them decide if a defined benefits or hybrid scheme is of sufficient quality to be used for an employer’s automatic enrolment duties.

Employers who choose to apply the quality test themselves may also find the guidance helpful.

Published 29 March 2016
Last updated 12 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to the 'Hybrid pension schemes quality requirements rules 2016'.
  2. First published.