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Latest news round up from The Pensions Regulator

Here is an update from the Pensions Regulator for the month of June 17.

Declaration of compliance report July 2012 – end May 2017

May 2017 figures were published. Headline figures are: 

  • 598,126 employers have automatically enrolled jobholders
  • 7,997,000 jobholders enrolled into automatic enrolment pension schemes
  • 15,322 employers have automatically re-enrolled jobholders 
  • 435,000 jobholders re-enrolled into automatic enrolment pension schemes

Spotlight on AE

The May issues aimed at employers and business advisers and focused on the following stories:

  • TPR begins AE employer spot checks nationwide
  • Stat of the month: 587,000
  • Hot topic: Re-enrolment

TPR to begin spot checks across the UK

The Pensions Regulator have begun autoenrolment spot checks across the country including:

Minimum contribution increases – letters being sent to all employers

TPR will be writing to all employers between now and the end of the year to tell them about the planned increases in contributions which will take place in April 2018 and April 2019. You can download a copy of the letter on our website. 

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