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Pensions

Pension Contributions and Pensionable Pay

What is classed as pensionable pay and how this would look on your payslip A pension contribution is the amount you pay into your pension each time you are paid. If you are an eligible or non-eligible jobholder, your employer will also make contributions into your...

Pension Tax Relief

When your employer is choosing which pension scheme best fits their employees, they'll need to consider the way that pension tax relief is administered. This is because tax relief can affect high and low tax payers in different ways. How will I benefit from tax...

Avoiding Pension Scams

Pension scams can take many forms, and usually they appear to be a legitimate investment opportunity. But pension scammers are clever, and know all the tricks to get you to hand over your savings. To avoid being caught out by a pension scam, remember these 4 tips to...

Pension Eligibility Explained

In this article we will explain what is: An Eligible Job Holder A Non-Eligible Job Holder An Entitled Job Holder and how this will affect your placement into your employer's workplace pension scheme. What is Automatic Enrolment? If you are someone who works under a...

Pensions for Employees

Whether new to employment or new to pensions we have it covered with our pension guides created specifically with employees in mind.   Understanding Workplace pensions and your AE letters Your pension eligibility explained Pension contributions explained...

Workplace Pensions Explained

Workplace Pensions Explained If you are someone who works under a contract of employment and receives money for the work you've carried out, then you are classified as a ‘worker'. This classification is important in determining, amongst other things, your eligibility...

Workplace Pensions for Employers

Workplace pensions (Employer Duties) A Workplace Pension is a pension arranged by the employer, for their employees. Employers are obliged to assess their workforce every pay cycle and employees will fall into three categories: Eligible Employees Non-Eligible...