The Pensions Regulator

My school status has changed to an academy (or foundation school) - what does this mean for automatic enrolment?

When a school changes to an academy or a foundation school a new employer is created for automatic enrolment purposes.

This means that the automatic enrolment duties start again with new dates, even though staff will usually transfer from the old employer (such as the local authority), to the new employer.

When your duties start will depend on whether your school was converted before or after 1 October 2017.

Find out more about automatic enrolment and re-enrolment for schools and academies.

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