Auto enrolment delayed

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed this afternoon that the dates by which smaller companies will have to automatically enrol their employees into work place pensions will be pushed back. Original auto enrolment plans Under the original auto enrolment plans companies with less than 50 employees would have had to start automatically enrolling employees into workplace pension schemes from April 2014, this has now been pushed back to May 2015, beyond the end of the current parliament. When fully implemented the plans will see all employees automatically enrolled into work place pensions, to which they and their employer will have ...