Pensions - Minimum Contributions

Minimum contributions

The minimum level of employer contribution will be phased in from the staging date until October 2018 - see table below:

Date Minimum employer contribution Minimum total contribution
From staging date to 30 September 2017 1% 2%
October 2017 to 30 September 2018 2% 5%
October 2018 onwards 3% 8%

Employees with earnings equal to, or higher than the earnings trigger salary (currently £8,105) should be enrolled automatically. The above minimum contribution percentages are based on earnings between £5,564 and £42,475 per year (2013/2014).