Don't miss a thing. What happened in March?

By Louise Mulgrew | 27th March 2015 | 2 min read

Take a look back at the top blog posts from March with our monthly round up!

Another busy month of auto enrolment and pensions reforms is over and with the all important April just around the corner, we thought it would be good to look back at the month which included the launch of the Free IRIS Auto Enrolment Accountancy Kit Bag and the pre-election budget!

Taking it step by step - TPR's new guide to auto enrolment for small businesses

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have released a step by step guide to auto enrolment for small businesses. The law on workplace pensions changed back in 2012 which saw the requirement for every business in the UK to auto enrol their employees into a workplace pension (after meeting certain criteria).

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Regulation changes, effective 1 April 2015

Following a consultation, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have issued permissive changes to regulations in regards to pensions. The new legislation aims to reduce overheads for businesses and overall reduce the impact that auto enrolment; the workplace pension reform; has when implemented by a business or organisation.

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Beware the middleware, don't get stung

We are hearing increasing stories of companies that, after having taken on a middleware provider to deal with their auto enrolment assessment and communications, are being faced with a charge in the second year and onwards.

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Helping small and micro employers find a pension scheme for auto enrolment

In November 2014, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) came up with a proposal to release a list of pension schemes that were available to any employer regardless of size or employee numbers. A recent report from TPR shows the consultation and the actions as a result of it.

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Technical changes to auto enrolment regulations: What does that mean for us?

From December 2014 to January this year, the government carried out a consultation in order to find ways to simplify regulations surrounding auto enrolment. The main aims were to make the rules easier to understand and implement on the behalf of the employer.

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