At the turn of the year, over two million workers have begun pension saving as a result of automatic enrolment and more than 3600 of the country’s largest employers have registered as having complied with the new duties.

The focus now shifts to medium sized employers, with all employers of between 50 and 250 workers reaching their staging dates between April 2014 and April 2015. The Regulator recommends allowing between 12 and 18 months to prepare for auto-enrolment so it is vital that such employers take action now to ensure compliance and a smooth transition to the new regime.

Our pensions and employment teams have considerable experience in advising on all aspects of auto-enrolment from the initial strategy stage right through to implementation.

Ten things you need to know about auto-enrolment