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Automatic Enrolment

Automatic Enrolment


What is automatic enrolment?

The Workplace Pension Law has changed. Employers will be required to automatically enrol employees into a qualifying pension scheme. A qualifying pension scheme is a way to save for your retirement, arranged by your employer. Employers must also contribute towards employees retirement savings.

You will be automatically enrolled into a qualifying pension scheme, if you:

  • Work in the UK;
  • Are not currently an active member of a qualifying  workplace pension;
  • Are aged 22 or over;
  • Are under the state retirement age;
  • Earn more than £10,000* a year

 *2014 figures - subject to change



Automatic Enrolment - Guidance for the New Firefighters' Pension Scheme (NFPS)



Frequently Asked Questions

For all your frequently asked questions please see the FAQ Guide

Opt out of the scheme

If you have been automatically enrolled you may, if you wish, opt out of the scheme.  The Opt-out form can be downloaded here.  The form may not be signed until after your official automatic enrolment date.  If we receive a form signed before your automatic enrolment date you will be asked to complete another form.  The form must be printed and returned to the address shown on the form for action.

Should you have any further questions regarding Automatic Enrolment, please contact hertsenrol@lpfa.org.uk 

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