INCREASED CONTRIBUTIONS FOR WORKPLACE PENSIONS IN 2018

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Auto-enrolment of staff in workplace pension schemes now applies to even the smallest of employers, although there are exclusions. The current minimum contributions are 1% from the employer and 1% from the employee but these limits are scheduled to increase to 2% and 3% respectively from 6 April 2018. The contributions will then increase to 3% from the employer and 5% from the employee from 6 April 2019. Employees will have a further opportunity to opt out of auto-enrolment.

If you would like any guidance regarding your Auto-enrolment duties our dedicated in house team [North West Auto Enrolment] are able to offer expert advice. 01253 603791| info@northwestautoenrolment.com