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Can an employer change contribution plans midway?

Yes, this is possible by means of an addendum to the Participation Agreement. There is currently no charge for this.

If an employer decides to change or add a different tier with different contribution rates than what they have already agreed to, they will need to contact employer support on 0 330 100 3399 to request an addendum to the contract.

If/when this is approved they should alter contributions by changing the Employer Contribution (ER CONTS) amount and Employer Contribution Rate (ER CONT %) within the payroll file.

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