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Pensions and Auto Enrolment

Auto enrolment is due to affect 1.8 million UK employers over the next three years, many of those are small businesses, faced with the necessity to educate themselves and their staff, as well as set them up with a workplace pension scheme. As an employer you have the responsibility of running and maintaining your scheme. Failure to do so can be costly resulting in heavy fines, taking up your time and causing unnecessary stress.

However, The HR Dept can take away the strain, allowing you time to focus on what’s important: running and building your business. With help from The HR Dept you get cost-effective, hassle-free, expert advice on auto enrolment. Not only do we help you implement your scheme, but we provide ongoing support to help keep you compliant. With our backing throughout the auto enrolment process, together with our scheme providers we can negotiate the most appropriate pension scheme for you.

We also understand that your auto enrolment requirements are dependent on the size of your organisation, to make sure we have available the best deal for you and your business we have two schemes in place, one better suited to large organisations and one specifically designed for SMEs.

SMEs

This scheme run in conjunction with Workplace Advice Group will serve to implement and manage your auto enrolment scheme on your behalf for a fixed monthly fee, with absolutely no up-front costs. Please see below for approximate costs based on employee numbers.

 

Larger organisations

Working in conjunction with Jelf Employee Benefits, we are able to implement auto enrolment on favourable terms to a larger organisation, please get in touch for a pricing plan.

As a user of either of these schemes you will receive ongoing support with the following benefits:

  • Workforce assessment
  • Management and recording of all opt outs and opt ins
  • Ongoing telephone and online support for your auto enrolment administration and enquiries
  • Legislative updates and access to employee benefit seminars, blogs and newsletters
  • Updated templates and communication materials
  • Support for the re-certification of your scheme

To learn more about auto enrolment and to discuss your requirements, give The HR Dept a call.