Auto Enrolment & Employee Benefits

Finding the right solution

Our in-house Auto Enrolment and Employee Benefits team have a wealth of experience in advising companies and professional services firms.

We have been Highly Commended Best Adviser Auto Enrolment Proposition at the Corporate Adviser Awards 2016

A great endorsement that we have the ability to combine both leading edge benefits consultancy with an individually focussed employee advisory service.

Benefits are a tangible expression of a business’s commitment to employees.
They have an important role to play in employee recruitment, retention and incentivisation. However, they also come at a cost, both in specific product terms and in the additional administration placed on the business.

We aim to assist businesses in managing the costs whilst optimising the value delivered to employees.
In essence we seek to maximise the return on benefits spend.

Chiltern have put all their knowledge and experience together to create a flexible range of Auto Enrolment solutions to suit employers of all shapes and sizes.

We know that Auto Enrolment is likely to be a challenge for many small and medium sized businesses

Whether you want a great workplace pension for your staff, or simple compliance,
we’ve got the right solution for you.

Essential Solution

The ‘Essential’ solution is suited for companies that are:

  • Looking to fulfil their regulatory / compliance functions
  • Wish to keep costs down
  • Prefer to undertake all of the required administration in house (including communication to employees, regulatory returns, record keeping etc.)
  • Do not require any advice / communication to be provided to their employees
  • Do not require any on-going servicing from Chiltern Consultancy
  • Happy to implement a workplace pension scheme that is simple and self governing with appropriate  fund choice 
  • Looking to meet their basic Auto Enrolment needs

Primary Solution 

The ‘Primary’ solution is suited for companies that are: 

  • Looking to fulfil their regulatory / compliance functions 
  • Wish to keep costs down
  • Prefer to undertake all of the required administration in house (including communication to employees, regulatory returns, record keeping etc. 
  • Do not require any advice / communication to be provided to their employees 
  • Do not require any on-going servicing from Chiltern Consultancy 
  • Require a cost effective, simple self governing scheme that matches the company’s requirements 

Foundation Solution 

The ‘Foundation’ solution is suited for companies that are:

  •  Looking for more guidance and support whilst keeping costs down
  •  Looking for assistance from the start of the staging date through to the next re-enrolling period
  •  Willing to accept a 3 year service contract
  •  Requiring help with scheme governance (self certification on contribution levels, registration & reporting
     to The Pensions Regulator)
  •  Requiring on-going administration input
  •  Looking for an appropriate selection of fund choice for their employees
  •  Not requiring individual advice to employees or helpline access
  •  Not requiring any employee annual reviews
  •  Requiring help with regulatory communication to employees
  •  Looking for Chiltern to work closely with their Human Resources and Payroll Provider 

Choices Solution 

 The ‘Choices’ solution is suited for companies that are:

  • Looking for a totally comprehensive solution to manage Auto Enrolment
  • Looking for guidance from the start of the staging date through to the next re-enrolling period
  • Is therefore willing to accept a 3 year service contract
  • Requiring help with scheme governance (registration & reporting to The Pensions Regulator )
  • Requiring direct assistance in respect of on-going administration
  • Looking for fund choice for their employees
  • Looking to offer financial advice to employees
  • Wishing to provide annual reviews to their employees
  • Requiring communication management to be provided to both the employer and employees by Chiltern Consultancy
  • Looking for close working relationship with Human Resources and Payroll Provider

Bespoke Solution 

This solution is suited for employers:

  • Who are looking for a tailor made solution where one of the four defined aforementioned solutions do not exactly reflect their needs
  • Who may have very specific investment requirements
  •  Who may require more or less frequent meetings and clinics
  • Who may require different propositions for different categories of workers (i.e. different contribution levels / pension schemes)

Contact us now on 01494 451441 and we can help guide you through the options available and recommend a suitable strategy to ensure that you remain compliant with the legislation whilst offering a competitive and attractive pensions benefits offering to your staff.

Our company pension proposition is designed to meet the needs of your business and your employees and focuses on service, technology, investment expertise and marketing consultancy.

 

Chiltern Consultancy Ltd has helped a large number of companies review their existing employee benefits offering and / or implement new schemes for the benefit of their staff. We can help guide you through the options available and recommend suitable and competitive solutions to be offered to your staff. Please see our exciting Employee Benefits Solution, Chiltern Select Essentials, a platform that provides all of the BIG benefits without the big costs normally associated with schemes like this. Full details can be found at www.chilternselect.com

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