Over the summer (and Christmas), many Salons take on temporary staff to fill holiday jobs; and like other employees, these seasonal workers have to be assessed to see if they qualify for automatic enrolment into a workplace pension.
Assessing these types of staff can take more time because of varying hours and earnings.
Employers who know their staff will be working for them for less than three months can use the ‘postponement’ option – which effectively puts off the need to assess them for three months.
During this postponement period, employers will not need to put staff into a pension unless they ask to be put into one. The Pensions Regulator has an online tool to help employers who have seasonal or temporary workers:
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