Online Course on Automatic Enrolment
– What Accountant’s need to know
Automatic enrolment (or auto-enrolment) is not just an issue for pension experts. It affects many aspects of business including payroll, human resources, legal and finance.
All employers will need to comply, no matter what size, and with the Pensions Regulator ensuring compliance and imposing penalties on those who do not, employers need to act now.
With a shortage of advice available, companies are turning to their accountants for support and advice on how to set up and administer a suitable scheme.
In his new course, Automatic Enrolment: A Guide for Accountants, Rob Weaver looks at the issue from the perspective of the accountant:
• What do you need to know?
• What advice should you give to your businesses and clients?
• How can you help them to implement the changes smoothly and effectively?
This course focuses on:
• the choices and considerations for employers,
• looks at lessons already learned and
• shares different employer scenarios.
Auto Enrolment: The accountant’s guide enables the learner to:
• Understand the background and need for automatic enrolment
• Identify the effects on both employers and employees
• Understand how to comply with the legislation
• Understand some of the key aspects to ensuring automatic enrolment is a success
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“I now understand what needs to be done to get ready for and how to implement.”
“It gave me a bit more of an understanding about the implications and the amount of work it is going to take.”
“It provides good details and documents.”
“Very good gives the relevant working aspects of the new scheme”
“Good coverage of applications of nest, gpp”
“Good question on postponement of automatic enrollment”
“Good questions on the employers aspects of runing the company pension scheme on behalf of the employees”
“Good overall explanation for why new pension scheme is necessary”
“A good precise of the basic new national pension system”
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Learning outcomes of Auto Enrolment: The accountant’s guide
Background to auto enrolment
• What is automatic enrolment?
• Why is automatic enrolment happening?
• What are the main employer concerns?
• Where do employers go for assistance?
• What is the capacity of resources?
Employer considerations on auto enrolment
• What are the key concepts of automatic enrolment?
• What technical and compliance issues face employers?
• What is the role of the Pensions Regulator?
Project management and implementation
• How do we plan the project?
• What are our scheme options?
• What can I learn from what others have already transitioned?
• What examples of successful auto enrolement exist?
Target audience for our Pension Auto Enrolment Online Course
This course is designed to appeal to people working in the accounting and finance industry at all levels.
About the author of our Pension Auto Enrolment Course
Rob Weaver BA (Hons) Dip PFS helps companies comply with their auto enrolment responsibilities through his work with 3Difs, a firm of Chartered Financial Planners and Employee Benefit Consultants.
He is a former Senior Pensions Consultant at a leading pensions provider. He holds the Certificate In Pensions Automatic Enrolment, Diploma in Financial Planning and the APMP in Project Management.
He also sits on the AAT Payroll and Pensions technical committee and works on training projects on Automatic Enrolment.
He is experienced in employee benefit schemes, directors’ pension scheme and self-invested personal pensions. He currently works on a number of consultancy and training projects.
Learners take their own route through the topics covered in the course. They will learn at their own pace through a variety of activities designed to accommodate a range of learning styles.
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