Automatic Enrolment: Pensions Regulator continues clampdown on non-compliant firms

Auto EnrolmentAny employers who think they can get away without complying with the Automatic Enrolment rules should think again, after further evidence emerged that the regulator will clamp down heavily on uncompliant employers. The Pensions Regulator will now publish quarterly updates showing how many times it has used its powers to make sure employers meet their obligations. In the first of these updates, it was revealed that he regulator has used its powers 23 times during the second quarter of 2014, to force firms to comply....

Automatic Enrolment: Regulator cracks down on non-compliance

Automatic Enrolment: Regulator cracks down on non-complianceThe Pensions Regulator (TPR) has bared its teeth this week, cracking down on firms who have failed to comply with the new regulations. TPR has revealed is has issued 15 compliance notices to firms who have failed to meet the new rules, it also singled out one business, Dunelm Soft Furnishings as it believes other businesses can learn from their mistakes....

Automatic Enrolment: 6 reasons why Auto Enrolment shouldn’t be treated like your tax-return

Automatic Enrolment: 6 reasons why Auto Enrolment shouldn’t be treated like your tax-returnGive most of us a deadline to complete a task and we’ll naturally take as much time as we can to complete it. This is true from our school days, when homework was completed at the last minute and exams crammed for, right through to our adult lives; just look at how many people leave their tax returns to the last minute. Nearly all businesses have ...

“Automatic Enrolment doesn’t apply to me, I already offer my staff a workplace pension” – 6 reasons why this is wrong

“Automatic Enrolment doesn’t apply to me, I already offer my staff a workplace pension” – 6 reasons why this is wrongOver the next few years all employers will need to automatically enrol their employees into a workplace pension. But if you run a business and already offer a workplace pension, you don’t need to worry about the new Automatic Enrolment rules, right?...