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Barnett Waddingham
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Effective from October 2012, all employers became legally required to auto-enrol their eligible employees (which can include temporary workers, non-UK nationals and workers who could be considered to be self-employed) into a qualifying pension scheme.

Larger employers were the first to go through the process and we are now working with smaller employers which employ less than 250 employees to help them face what can be a gruelling task.  To find your exact staging date by visiting The Pensions Regulator website.

For those employers yet to stage or who have missed their staging date we have established our streamlined A>E solution to help SME’s cope with their forthcoming staging dates. The solution is decision light as many aspects are pre-packaged to ease set up for the employer all for a competitive price.

Key contacts for our A>E solution are Rob Thomas 01242 538562  and Jade Taylor 01242 536309 (UK South) or Steve Elliott  0151 235 6630 (UK North).

A>E solution

We are seeing a secondary stream of larger clients in the auto-enrolment market who have already staged but were rushed through the process to remain compliant. These corporates now want to make changes to consolidate, streamline or improve the standard of their pension arrangements. This could be focused on administrative efficiency, or a different approach to investment given the flexibility members now have around taking benefits. Reviewing DC arrangements can often address some or all of these concerns.

DC consultancy

For employers who have already staged and would like to ensure that their scheme meets the necessary requirements we offer a three stage audit service that can give employers comfort over their processes whilst helping them stay on the right side of The Pensions Regulator.

Find out more

Recent work with clients:

  • helping one of our clients employing over 15,000 employees to address its auto-enrolment requirements
  • consolidation of pension plans to ease auto enrolment administrative burden
  • analysis of payroll and pension provider software to ensure compliance with auto-enrolment regulations
  • review of default funds used for auto-enrolment schemes
  • segmentation of workforce to implement appropriate schemes for the entire workforce
  • introduction of a ‘consultancy light’ complete solution for SME’s

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