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If an employer fails to re-enrol its eligible jobholders by the automatic re-enrolment date, but complies with its re-enrolment duties and re-enrols eligible jobholders one month later, does the employer need to backdate employer and employee contributions?

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Published on LexisPSL on 21/02/2019

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  • If an employer fails to re-enrol its eligible jobholders by the automatic re-enrolment date, but complies with its re-enrolment duties and re-enrols eligible jobholders one month later, does the employer need to backdate employer and employee contributions?

If an employer fails to re-enrol its eligible jobholders by the automatic re-enrolment date, but complies with its re-enrolment duties and re-enrols eligible jobholders one month later, does the employer need to backdate employer and employee contributions?

The employer of the pension scheme must follow the same process for establishing active membership under automatic re-enrolment as required under automatic enrolment. This means that the employer must follow the same steps set out in law as for automatic enrolment so that the relevant jobholders become active members with effect from their automatic re-enrolment date.

If the arrangements to achieve

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