Automatic enrolment

To deliver your automatic enrolment responsibilities under workplace pension law, you should refer to The Pension Regulator's website (opens in a new window)

The LGPS meets the requirements to be a suitable workplace pension arrangement for automatic enrolment purposes.

Up to 5 April 2016 the LGPS was a contracted out pension scheme.

The LGA has produced a guide to automatic enrolment LGPS Regulations and Guidance (opens in a new window)

Automatic enrolment is an ongoing responsibility for employers, and every three years employers have to:

  • choose an automatic re-enrolment date
  • automatically re-enrol workers
  • submit a declaration of compliance to The Pensions Regulator