Pensions auto-enrolment earnings threshold rises

Implementation date: 6 April 2016

The Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2016 (SI 2016/435) prescribes that the upper level of qualifying earnings for pensions auto-enrolment increases to £43,000 on 6 April 2016. The lower level of qualifying earnings is frozen at £5,824. The earnings trigger for auto-enrolment remains unchanged at £10,000.