Work and Pensions Committee

Pensions automatic enrolment inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions

Accepting written submissions; the deadline is Wednesday 3 February 2016.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee welcomes written submissions addressing the following points:

  • the effectiveness of the automatic enrolment process and lessons learnt so far
  • the impact of automatic enrolment on smaller employers and how they plan to mitigate any negative effects
  • Department for Work and Pensions support for small and micro employers in meeting their automatic enrolment obligations, and any recommendations for improvement
  • the suitability of the auto-enrolment earnings threshold and minimum contribution rates
  • the effect of the delays to the implementation of increases to minimum contributions announced in the Autumn Statement
  • the interaction between automatic-enrolment and other pensions reforms, including the new state pension and pension freedom

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