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Auto enrolment staging dates

The Pensions Regulator has set a deadline by which all companies in the UK
must be fully compliant with the auto enrolment programme.

The due date is dependent on the size of your company as well as the date on which you registered with Companies House. 

Employer size Due date
250 members or more 1 February 2014
50 to 249 members 1 April 2015
Test tranche for less than 30 members 30 June 2015
30 to 49 members 1 October 2015
Less than 30 members 1 April 2017
Employers without PAYE schemes 1 April 2017
New employers/companies formed between Apr 2012 to Mar 2013 1 May 2017
New employers/companies formed between Apr 2013 to Mar 2014 1 July 2017
New employers/companies formed between Apr 2014 to Mar 2015 1 August 2017
New employers/companies formed between Apr 2015 to Dec 2015 1 October 2017
New employers/companies formed between Jan 2016 to Sep 2016 1 November 2017
New employers/companies formed between Oct 2016 to Jun 2017 1 January 2018
New employers/companies formed between Jul 2017 to Sep 2017 1 February 2018
New employers/companies formed from Oct 2017 Immediate duty


Contact an auto enrolment consultant

South Africa

Cape Town

Regent Square
Doncaster Road
Kenilworth 7708 +27 (0) 21 657 2120

Durban

201 The Annex
Ridgeside Office Park
Umhlanga +27 (0) 31 536 8843

United Kingdom

London

Castlewood House
77/91 New Oxford Street
WC1A 1DG +44 (0) 20 7759 7514

Croydon

5-7 Selsdon Road
South Croydon
CR2 6PU +44 (0) 20 7759 7581

Australia

Melbourne

9 Yarra Street
South Yarra
VIC 3141 +613 (0) 8651 4500

Sable International is a trading name of 1st Contact Money Limited (company number 7070528) registered in England and Wales. Sable International is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (FCA no. 517570), the Financial Services Board in South Africa (FSP no. 41900) and holds an Australian Financial Services License issued by ASIC to deal in foreign exchange (AFS License number 335 126).

Our United Kingdom business, Sable Private Wealth Management Ltd, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Our Companies House registration number is 222501. Our authorisation can be checked on the FCA register here: www.fsa.gov.uk/register/home. Our South African business, Sable Private Wealth (Pty) Ltd, is an authorised FSP, regulated by the Financial Services Board under licence number 48122.

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