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Automatic enrolment

Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. This is called 'automatic enrolment'. If you employ at least one person you are an employer and you have certain legal duties.

Answer the questions below to help you find the information and guidance that's relevant to your duties.

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Managing a scheme

It's important for employers to understand their role in running a good quality pension scheme and there will be different duties and areas of focus depending on the type of scheme you're involved in. We've published guidance and resources to help you understand your role across different schemes.