Guidance

Automatic enrolment and pensions language guide

A guide to using simple, consistent language when writing about automatic enrolment and pensions

Documents

Automatic enrolment and pensions language guide

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Automatic enrolment – information for workers qualitative research

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email accessible.formats@dwp.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

We looked at the way we describe automatic enrolment and pensions, as we know complex language can put people off. Our research led to the development of this language guide that we produced with our partners.

If you have any comments on the pensions language guide, please send them to pensionslanguage@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Published 7 December 2012
Last updated 16 April 2014 + full page history
  1. Amended page 14 - Definition for use with employers: Qualifying earnings are your worker’s earnings in a year between £5,564 and £42,475. Figures amended to - £5,772 and £41,865, respectively.
  2. Added revised version of the automatic enrolment and pensions language guide to reflect the changes to pension rates effective from April 2014.
  3. First published.