Provider shortlist for SME Awards 2016: Automatic Enrolment

This provider category for the upcoming SME Awards acknowledges those companies that have offered a standout service to the UK’s SMEs throughout the year.

The shortlisted companies in the automatic enrolment category include:

B&CE – The People’s Pension works in any workplace because it’s flexible and easy to get started. As well as helping employers to meet their automatic enrolment duties, B&CE try to keep things simple too. We’re not-for-profit, so for us it’s not just about saving money for the future, but saving you time and effort as well.

Carey Pensions – The Workplace Pension is a qualifying workplace pension scheme as defined by The Pensions Regulator and is suitable for use for Auto-Enrolment. With independent governance at its heart, the trustee board has eliminated conflict of interest by using independent external trustees.

Aviva – Rated 5 Star by independent financial researcher Defaqto – so you can have confidence you’re getting a high quality scheme for your business and employees. Easy to manage – online administration helps minimise the time you need to spend managing your scheme.

Premier – When it comes to pensions administration, Premier’s mission has been to challenge the industry’s mediocre standards – held back by legacy systems, poor processes and over stretched resources. Rather than adapt or shape these standards, it claims to have totally abandoned that model to create a service that truly excels.

Nest – NEST was set up by the government to make auto enrolment as simple as possible. For employers, this means having straight processes and plenty of guidance on how to set up and manage NEST. For members it means making it easy to save and to do the things that can improve your outcome. And for accountants, payroll providers and financial advisers it means making it easy to help your clients with auto enrolment.

Enrol SME – has condensed all the expertise of our workplace pension advisers into an easy-to-follow online tool specially designed for small businesses and charities. Enrolsme comes from multi-award winners Foster Denovo, IFA of the Year in 2013.

Now Pensions – has purposely developed simple solutions to support you in meeting your duties as an employer under auto enrolment, and ensure that your employees understand the benefits that you are providing. Its solution can support you throughout the implementation of your company pension scheme, providing a tailored solution that gives you as much or as little involvement as you and your business require.

Elect – Offers highly competitive charges in comparison to the market, and enables users to keep up-to-date with news and information. In the event of market issues or changes in legislation, we’ll always keep you informed.

PayPlus – PayPlus is based on over 30-years of experience and is now one of the leading payroll service companies in the United Kingdom. With friendly qualified staff we provide a full range of services at realistic and cost-effective prices to businesses.