Expansion of pensions auto-enrolment

Implementation date: To be confirmed

The Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) (No. 2) Act 2023 gives the Secretary of State the power to reduce or remove the lower earnings limit for contributions and to reduce the age for being automatically enrolled.

The provisions of the Act are subject to secondary legislation (regulations) being introduced and brought into force. It is not yet known when regulations will be introduced. However, the Government has announced that the Department for Work and Pensions will launch a consultation on implementing the new measures.