Employer prosecuted for auto enrolment failure

health and safety fines

The Pensions Regulator has prosecuted an employer for deliberately failing to enrol their employees on a workplace pension scheme, highlighting the importance of compliance. This is the first time that the Pensions Regulator has prosecuted an employer for this offense. Bus company, Stotts Tour, is accused of not fulfilling their legal obligations to enrol its […]

Pensions Regulator conducts checks on employers

retirement pensions

Are you meeting your pension auto-enrolment duties? If not, you should be! The Pensions Regulator will be visiting businesses to conduct spot checks across the UK in the upcoming weeks to see whether employers are meeting their legal obligations. If employers are not compliant, this will lead to enforcement action. Checks have already been carried […]

Employers named and shamed over pensions

workplace pensions

For the first time, the Pensions Regulator has publicly named those employers who have not met their auto-enrolment responsibilities. They have published the names of those employers who have secured a court order for not fulfilling their auto-enrolment responsibilities and not paying the fine for non-compliance. Any employers who have paid their fine but still […]

Workplace Pensions

Workplace Pensions

The process of automatically enrolling employees into a workplace pension has been ongoing since 2012. By the end of 2015, all employers with 30 or more employees should have completed this process. This leaves the remaining, smaller employers to complete this process over the course of 2016. The Pensions Regulator has issued a brief reminder […]