Pensions auto-enrolment earnings thresholds amended in Northern Ireland

Implementation date: 6 April 2013

The earnings thresholds for pensions auto-enrolment change on 6 April 2013: the lower level of qualifying earnings increases to £5,668; the earnings trigger for auto-enrolment increases to £9,440; and the upper level of qualifying earnings decreases to £41,450. The Regulations are consistent with Regulations made in Great Britain. The Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order (Northern Ireland) 2013 (SR 2013/79) can be viewed on the UK legislation website.