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Revealed – the truth behind 10 Auto Enrolment myths

Fran Tyler

Fran heads up First Call Financials. She has over 40 years’ accountancy experience and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

fact or myth v2Following the introduction of auto-enrolment pensions in 2012 the government’s workplace pension reform has been rolling out to tens of thousands of businesses across the UK.

Affecting every employer at various times between October 2012 and 2018, the Pension Regulator estimates over 30,000 companies are due to auto-enrol their employees this year alone.

The auto-enrolment legislation can be complex which undoubtedly brings uncertainty for many businesses and with significant fines for non-compliance; we thought we’d correct some of the most common myths surrounding the subject.

First, however a brief recap of what the auto-enrolment legislation means.

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