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Automatic enrolment

What it means for your business

Under new rules outlined in The Pensions Act 2008 all UK employers with at least one member of staff MUST offer a workplace pension that meets certain minimum standards.

This means you will have to:

  • Automatically enrol some workers, while making provision for others, who can ask to join
  • Pay contributions into the retirement pots of many employees, depending on how old they are and how much they earn

The Pensions Regulator has been very clear. It is the responsibility of employers like you to make sure you comply fully with the new rules.

If you fail to comply with the new rules your business may be subject to statutory notices, penalties or escalating fines.

National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)

NEST offers a range of funds so that employees in the scheme can actively and cost effectively manage their retirement pot if they want to

Visit NEST

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Understand what your responsibilities as an employer are

What is NFU Mutual doing?

What is NFU Mutual doing?

As an existing customer understand what your options are

Your action plan

Your action plan

Understand the steps as an employer that need completing

Who would need to be enrolled?

Who would need to be enrolled?

Learn which of your employees is eligible to enrol

Find out more

To find out more about how your business can get ready for Automatic Enrolment, please visit the National Employment Savings Trust website.

We may be able to help customers who are seeking additional support. Contact your local agent.

We'll explain the advice services we offer and our charges.

Need further assistance?

You can hand over some of the tasks involved in setting up NEST to NFU Mutual.

We'll explain the advice services we offer and our charges.

You will need to know your staging date and number of employees before calling.