Auto Enrolment Alerts

The different Auto Enrolment Alerts are below,

1. Missing staging dates
2. Staging due in 30 days
3. Employers due for sign-up
4. Awaiting Scheme Confirmation
5. Missing Membership IDs
6. Opted out refund due
7. Postponement communication to send
8. Assessment communication to send
9. Data submission Alerts
10. AE Email Templates 

1. Missing staging dates

This lists the companies which has a missing Staging date. Clicking the ‘Get Staging Date’ button retrieves the Staging date for the requested companies. The Tax office and PAYE Reference number must be specified in the HMRC settings for the program to find this out.

2. Staging due in 30 days

This count shows the number of companies whose staging date falls within the next 30 days and if the company is still not signed up with a pension provider. 

3. Employers due for sign-up

This lists the companies which has a staging date and is not yet signed up with a pension provider and the staging date falls within the next 6 months.  

4. Awaiting Scheme Confirmation

This is applicable for the user who has signed-up the pension scheme with the pension provider directly and configured the same in Primo. After the pension scheme is displayed ‘Active’ in PensionSync portal, it can be downloaded into Primo. Click the ‘Retrieve Scheme’ and the pension scheme settings will be configured in Primo.

5. Missing Membership IDs

Applicable for Smart Pension. This alert on the Auto Enrolment task lists only the employees who do not have a membership ID which is mandatory for Smart Pension/ L&G. The user should click the count and ‘retrieve the membership ID’ from the pension provider or can enter the Membership ID and the Membership start date manually, if required.

6. Opted out refund due

This count shows the number of employees who have been opted out of the pension scheme and awaiting a pension refund. Once the refund has been made and the period has been closed, this count clears itself. This is only for information purpose.

7. Postponement communication to send

Relevant to: NEST, NOW, TPP, L&G, Aviva, Standard Life
This lists the companies for which the Postponement communication are to be sent. This is only relevant to the users whose pension providers does not perform the communication to the employees and the user want to send them from Primo. 

8. Assessment communication to send

Relevant to: NEST, NOW, People’s Pension (TPP), L&G, Aviva    
This lists the companies for which the Assessment communication are to be sent. This is only relevant to the users whose pension providers does not perform the assessment communication to the employees and the user want to send them from Primo.

9. Data submission Alerts

Please refer to this page.

10. AE Email Templates 

After you have auto enrolled the eligible jobholders, you should communicate with them about their rights and entitlements. In the SettingsàEmail Design Templates, there is list of auto enrolment email design templates which is used for communication to the employees. The user can amend these templates if required. 

These emails are automatically sent to the employees when the ‘Close Period’ is done. The following table shows the email design templates and its action.

Category                                            

Action                                                  

Design ID

Notify Postponement End Date

Notifies the postponement end date

PED

Auto Enrolment Notification

Notifies the EJH when they are auto enrolled

AEN-1

Right to Opt-in/Join-in Notification

Notifies the NEJH about the rights to opt-in

AEN-2

Notifies the EW about the rights to Join-in

AEN-4

Successful processing of Opt-in/Join-in Requests

Notifies the NEJH on successful opt-in

AEN-3

Notifies the EW on successful join-in

AEN-5

Successful processing of Opt-out Requests

Notifies the employees who have opted-out

AEN-6

Successful processing of Ceased active membership Requests

Notifies the employees who have stopped making contributions

AEN-7

If you are signed-up with Smart Pension, then the communication can be either handled in Primo or by Smart Pension. And, if you are signed-up with Pension Providers via PensionSync, then the communication is handled within Primo Payroll Company.