Pensions

Pensions guidance:

THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALES The enrolment duties The auto-enrolment regime established under the Part 1 of the Pensions Act...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALES This Practice Note has been archived. It explains the steps employers should have taken to prepare...

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The auto-enrolment regime requires employers to provide information to: • different categories of workers and trustees (or managers) of relevant schemes in accordance...

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Jobholders have a statutory right to opt out of a scheme into which they have been enrolled by completing a valid opt-out notice and submitting it to their employer...

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An employer can postpone the date on which the auto-enrolment obligations would otherwise apply to an eligible jobholder by up to three months. The date to which an...

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The auto-enrolment regime requires certain records to be: • kept in relation to workers and qualifying schemes for a set period • provided to the Pensions Regulator on...

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This archived toolkit covers the basic issues relating to pensions auto-enrolment and highlights practical steps employers needed to take in order to meet their...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALES The statutory auto-enrolment regime requires employers to enrol workers automatically in a pension...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALES The auto-enrolment regime requires employers to enrol workers in a pension scheme which meets at...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALES The auto-enrolment regime established under Part 1 of the Pensions Act 2008 (PenA 2008) imposes...

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Employers have a duty to: • re-enrol eligible jobholders automatically into an automatic enrolment scheme broadly every three years (where they are not active members of...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALES What is contractual enrolment? Contractual enrolment is where workers are enrolled into a pension...

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Automatic enrolment duties The auto-enrolment regime, established under Part 1 of the Pensions Act 2008 (PenA 2008), imposes three key enrolment duties on employers: • to...

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Under the enrolment duties, an employer must arrange for: • eligible jobholders to become active members of an automatic enrolment scheme from their automatic enrolment...

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A non-eligible jobholder does not need to be enrolled automatically but has the right to opt in to (ie become an active member of) an automatic enrolment scheme. The...

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The introduction of personal pensions in 1987 was heralded as offering new choices for self-employed and employed individuals. However, it soon became apparent that the...

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In this Practice Note, references to the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Order are to the National Employment Savings Trust Order 2010, SI 2010/917 (NEST Order)...

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This Practice Note focuses on the different forms of tax relief (whether income tax relief, national insurance contribution relief or corporate tax relief) available in...

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Statutory development of personal pensions Retirement annuity contracts were the predecessor to personal pensions. They were introduced by the Finance Act 1956 to ensure...

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What is salary sacrifice? Salary sacrifice is an arrangement whereby an employee gives up the right to a certain amount of his taxable salary due under his contract of...

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The sample opt-out notice includes the wording set out in Schedule 1 to SI 2010/772 and the statements required by SI 2010/772, reg 9(6)(aa). Notice to opt out of pension...

Precedents

FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: Following the publication of a discussion paper (DP18/1)on the effectiveness of competition in non-workplace pensions (including stakeholder...

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Broadly speaking, tax applies to UK registered pension schemes in three different areas: • tax treatment of member and employer contributions (including refunds of member...

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In this Practice Note, references to the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Order are to the National Employment Savings Trust Order 2010, SI 2010/917 applicable...

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Ways of accruing pension benefits There are a variety of possible pension arrangements for employees. The main options include: • occupational pension schemes • personal...

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In this Practice Note, references to the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Order are to the National Employment Savings Trust Order 2010, SI 2010/917 (Nest Order)...

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