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Supporting you with The People's Pension

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If your pension provider is The People's Pension, it's quick and easy to process automatic enrolment using the Sage 50 Payroll Pensions Module.


Set up a pension scheme

Before you set up the pension scheme in Sage 50 Payroll, there's some information that you'll need from The People's Pension. To help you gather all of the information, you can use our handy information you need to set up a pension scheme checklist. You can get most of this information by logging into your online account for The People's Pension at If there's any information you can't get from your online account, contact The People's Pension.

To set up a pension scheme in Sage Payroll, click Company then click Pension Schemes. Read more >


Assess your employees

You need to assess your employees every pay period to make sure they're assigned to the correct worker category. As well as assessing your employees you can process opt-in, join, opt-out or leave requests and postponements.

To assess your employees click Payroll then click Pension Assessment. Read more >


Send pension correspondence

As you process automatic enrolment, you need to provide your employees with correspondence to advise them of their status and rights. You can produce the following letters from the pension correspondence option:

  • Automatic Enrolment Jobholder Letter
  • Automatic Enrolment General Notice
  • Automatic Enrolment Company Postponement Letter
  • Automatic Enrolment Eligible Postponement Letter

Read more >


Send your pension data to The People's Pension
You can use the Sage 50 Payroll Pensions Module, to create files ready to upload to The People's Pension. To send your data to the People's Pension from Sage 50 Payroll click Payroll then click Send Pension Data. Read more >

Changes to file uploads from 1 August 2019
From the 1 August 2019, The People's Pension require that any pension information you send to them includes pensionable earnings. Read more >



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