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Category: Auto enrolment

Auto enrolment: the heavy price for failing to comply

Running a small business isn’t easy: there’s always a lot to do and not enough hours in the day in which to do it, so perhaps it’s not surprising some SMEs are falling into the trap of neglecting their workplace pension obligations

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30 Jul 15
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited

Auto enrolment - can you afford not to comply?

Delaying the setting up of a workplace pension scheme could leave small businesses with a cash flow nightmare: as well as facing financial forfeits from the Pensions Regulator, they’ll also have to cover the cost of back-dated contributions.

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10 Apr 15
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited

Implementing a workplace pension scheme

We’re talking to many clients at the moment about workplace pensions and we’re hearing lots of questions about employee contracts. These relate in particular to amending or implementing workplace pension schemes to meet auto enrolment obligations.

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26 Feb 15
Claire Haworth, Napthens Solicitors

Automatic enrolment – make that New Year’s Resolution

Over 2 million workers have now begun saving into a Workplace Pension Scheme as a result of automatic enrolment.

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9 Jan 14
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited

Pensions auto-enrolment - latest news

It's been dubbed the biggest shake-up of pensions in a generation, and will result in millions of workers being pushed into saving money for their retirement for the first time.

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25 Jul 13
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited

Workplace pensions - what you need to know

Starting from October 2012, every worker who meets the eligibility criteria will be enrolled into a workplace pension. However don’t panic as there is a timetable detailing when businesses will be required to make workplace pensions available an...

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23 Oct 12
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited

Workplace pensions - staging date update

Following the Government's announcement late last year, that small businesses would be given extra time to prepare for auto-enrolment, a new timetable has now been released. Companies employing 250+ individuals will not see any change to their sta...

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1 Feb 12
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited

Workplace pensions reform - webcast

Significant changes, as introduced by the recent Pensions Act, will take effect on workplace pension schemes from October 2012. In this webcast, John Davenport, Cassons Pensions Manager explains the obligations of the employer and how to start pla...

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19 Dec 11
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited

Delays to auto-enrolment in work place pensions reform

George Osborne announced in the autumn statement that two key elements of Workplace Pension Reform will be delayed. Staging dates Employers with fewer than 3,000 employees will see their staging put back, whilst employers with fewer than 50 employ...

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9 Dec 11
John Davenport, Director, Cassons Financial Planning Limited