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Auto-enrolment only after probation?

31st October 2023
It’s been suggested that your business should only auto-enrol new employees who are eligible into your workplace auto-enrolment pension scheme once they’ve successfully completed their probation period. Is this acceptable?  Natasha Crockatt from our Payroll department answers the question.. If you require your employees to successfully complete a probationary period before they start working for...

Another change to workplace pensions

19th February 2019
Pensions auto-enrolment has been phased in slowly and as you’ll know every employer must ensure that their eligible staff join a workplace pension unless they opt out. But there’s one last important change before the task is complete, Joanne Gibson finds out. Since early 2018 every employer has had to include eligible staff in a...


30th October 2017
Head of our Payroll Team, Alan Simpson asks employers if their payroll is properly geared up for auto enrolment, with guidance on what JRW can do to help. As an employer, you will be very aware that if you employ at least one member of staff, then you have legal duties, including enrolling those who...


1st August 2017
When it comes to Auto Enrolment, there are duties that all new employers will have to comply with from the 1st October 2017, in an update to his original article on the topic, Alan Simpson takes a closer look at this development. If you are a new employer, there are tasks that you must complete...


21st January 2016
The biggest change to have happened to workplace pensions in generations. By Alan Simpson, Associate, JRW Chartered Accountants The UK Government estimates that more than seven million people are not saving enough for their retirement or not even saving for their retirement at all. Because we are all living longer and living longer in retirement...


1st October 2015
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has published some guidance aimed at the 1.3 million small and micro employers who are preparing for pensions auto enrolment. The guidance aims to help employers find a good quality pension scheme. TPR research suggests one in five employers will not seek advice when choosing a pension scheme, whilst one in...