Automatic enrolment earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band

Matthew Barrand Auto-enrolment, Blog

The Government has announced the earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for auto-enrolment purposes for 2021/22. The earnings trigger is one of the three key factors which ultimately governs who gets enrolled into a workplace pension scheme through automatic enrolment. The government’s view remains that if the trigger is too high, then low to moderate earners who can afford to …

Auto Enrolment limits published for 2019/20

Matthew Barrand Auto-enrolment, Blog

The qualifying earnings band and earnings trigger amounts for auto enrolment have been published. The earnings trigger for 2019/20 will remain at £10,000 and the qualifying earnings band will be £6,136 – £50,000. The automatic enrolment earnings trigger determines who is eligible to be automatically enrolled into a workplace pension by their employer in terms of how much they earn. …