Increase in minimum contribution level for pensions auto-enrolment takes effect

Implementation date: 6 April 2019

The Employers' Duties (Implementation) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/4), as amended by the Employers' Duties (Implementation) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/719) provide that, the minimum level of employer contribution into a pensions auto-enrolment scheme increases from 2% to 3%, with an increase to the employee contribution from 3% to 5%. The total minimum contribution increases from 5% to 8%.