Automatic enrolment (UK Finance Act 2015)

In order to be awarded CPD units you must answer the following five random questions correctly. If you fail the test, please re-read the article before attempting the questions again.

  1. Which of the following statements regarding automatic enrolment staging dates is correct?

  2. Which of the following people will definitely not be classed as a worker for automatic enrolment purposes?

  3. What does an employer have to do in respect of an entitled worker who gives them an automatic enrolment joining notice?

  4. What is the current minimum amount of employer pension scheme contributions that have to be made into an automatic enrolment scheme?

  5. Which of the following does not count as earnings for automatic enrolment purposes?

  6. Contributions into an automatic enrolment pension scheme are based on which earnings?

  7. In which circumstances will an employer have to register with The Pensions Regulator in order to show how they have complied with their automatic enrolment duties?

  8. A 20 year old employee with an annual salary of £12,000 will be which of the following for automatic enrolment purposes?

  9. After an eligible jobholder has opted out of automatic enrolment, how often will they normally be automatically re-enrolled by their employer?

  10. Which employers are most likely to use the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) as their automatic enrolment pension scheme?

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