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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Auto Enrollment rate increases

From 6 April 2018, you may be required to increase your contributions to the employee’s automatic enrollment pension. Once you have staged, the table below outlines the minimum contribution required by the employer at various checkpoints:

Phasing period
Employer minimum contribution

Before 5 April 2018

6 April 2018 to 5 April 2019

6 April 2019 onwards


Any employee that has been enrolled may also need to increase their contributions, as their rates are also rising to …

  • Posted: April 26, 2017
  • Tags: Payroll
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When Is Tequila Not Tequila?

When it’s terrible!
You would be forgiven for immediately thinking of drunk students when faced with the word ‘Tequila’ – the high demand for cheap shots, among other factors, has dragged its good name through the dirt. But good Tequila is a fine, sipping-quality drink, and you will find more variety with which to entice your more discerning customers.

What about Tequila shots?
Not to worry …

  • Posted: April 19, 2017
  • Tags: Spirits
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Automatic Enrollment, An update

In the next few months, we are producing an article series to help employers prepare for the Automatic Enrollment process. This first edition is a quick reminder of what it’s all about.

Edit: Since writing this article BII has made the following announcement to its members

“The Pensions Regulator recently announced that it had issued a large proportion of penalty notices to employers within the food and drink sector. This is an …