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Tagged: Automatic Enrolment

Auto enrolment is proving more successful than predicted

The government has announced that auto enrolment is proving to be much more successful than they had initially expected, after recent figures about opt out rates were released.

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Matthew Thompson
14 April 2014

How is IRIS helping businesses prepare for auto enrolment? [Video]

The Pensions Regulator is urging businesses to start preparing for auto enrolment 18 months prior to their staging date. A vital part of your preparation should be ensuring you have software and processes in place which can make achieving compliance as simple and stress free as possible.

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Matthew Thompson
10 April 2014

Over 50% of businesses wish they had begun preparing for auto enrolment sooner

As 32,000 businesses face their staging dates for auto enrolment in the next 12 months, a recent study has again highlighted the importance of proper planning in achieving compliance.

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Matthew Thompson
7 April 2014

HMRC announces the top 10 worst excuses for not paying minimum wage

To coincide with the 15th anniversary of the introduction of the National Minimum Wage (NMW), HMRC officers have compiled a list of ten of the most elaborate and ridiculous excuses they have received from employers who are not paying the minimum wage.

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Matthew Thompson
3 April 2014

The Pensions Regulator opens seven investigations into auto enrolment record keeping

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has begun seven separate investigations into worrying standards of pension scheme record keeping, following its latest review. The regulator went on to state that these investigations could “ultimately lead to enforcement action”.

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Matthew Thompson
2 April 2014

Government sets 0.75% charge cap on workplace pension schemes

Yesterday saw Pensions Minister Steve Webb announce tough new measures to “end rip-off charges and ban hidden costs” in workplace pension schemes in an attempt to help people build the best possible retirement income from their savings.

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Matthew Thompson
28 March 2014

Survey Finds Accountants Need Urgent Help with Automatic Enrolment Queries

Auto enrolment has presented accountancy firms and payroll bureaus with a major opportunity, but education and preparation will be required to truly capitalise on this.

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Matthew Thompson
27 March 2014

Pension membership sees biggest increase since records began

Auto enrolment was introduced to the UK over a year ago, and recent figures are pointing to its success as it is announced that 2013 saw the biggest increase in pension membership since records began.

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Matthew Thompson
18 March 2014

How will auto enrolment affect the NHS?

There has been some confusion within the NHS when it comes to auto enrolment, with many people thinking the NHS will not be affected by the change, due to the NHS Pension Scheme. This is untrue however, and GP practices across the country need to be preparing to ensure they will be compliant with the change.

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Matthew Thompson
11 March 2014

TPR launches 590 non-compliance investigations for auto enrolment

Since auto enrolment began in October 2012, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has opened 590 investigations into suspected non-compliance.

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Matthew Thompson
7 March 2014
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