Automatic Enrolment - what is it?

Automatic Enrolment - what is it?

New government legislation relating to workplace pensions requires that all employers automatically enrol specific groups of their workers into a pension scheme. For Royal Holloway, the date from which auto enrolment was implemented was 1st August 2013.

This applies to those employees who aren’t already in a pension scheme and who:

  •  earn over £10,000 a year (£833 a month);and
  • are aged 22 or over; and
  • are under State Pension age.




Employees who do not meet the above criteria can still choose to opt in to the pension scheme if they want to.

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