Pensions auto-enrolment qualifying earnings upper limit increases
Implementation date: 6 April 2021
The Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2021 (SI 2021/314) provides for an increase to the upper limit of the qualifying earnings band for pensions auto-enrolment. The upper limit increases from £50,000 to £50,270.
There is an equivalent order for Northern Ireland.
The automatic enrolment earnings trigger remains at £10,000 and the lower limit of the qualifying earnings band remains at £6,240.