Auto-enrolment — DWP’s response to exemption of certain categories of workers
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has recently published its report in response to the consultation on the exemption of certain categories of workers who should not be included in the scope of auto-enrolment.
The proposed exemptions were set out in a consultation paper (published March 2013), alongside other proposals to simplify technical aspects of the auto-enrolment procedure, but were not included in the final amending regulations issued in October 2013.
Having considered the responses to the consultation, the DWP has now published a report that highlights the areas it believes have a strong case for an exemption from auto-enrolment duties for certain employees…
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