This section outlines the main employment law issues that are relevant to workforce pension provision.

It introduces the main types of pension scheme and pension benefit and describes the key employer obligation to auto enrol (almost) all workers into a qualifying workplace pension scheme. It looks in brief at what to put in the contract of employment about pensions. It gives an overview of discrimination risks in pension provision. The rights of employees who are pension trustees are also described.

Other sections deal with the special rules about pensions and family leave, ill health and early retirement, and pensions on a TUPE transfer.

Please note that EEF does not provide specialist pensions advice.

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