Automatic Pension enrolment for a new employer

Simple step by step guide for automatic pension enrolment for new employer

Things needed:

  1. PAYE reference number i.e. first need to register as an employer with HMRC.
  2. Staging date: date when first member of staff starts work.



  1. Choose a pension scheme
  2. Write to staff: use pension regulator’s draft letters.  See note 1 below
  3. Declare compliance to pension regulator.



1. Currently we use Moneysoft payroll manager and send Postponement letter to all staff.

2. Tax relief on pension: Relief at source or net pay

3. Employee often ask – How do i transfer my old pension to the new employer?

3. Please use pension regulator’s website for more information.


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