Ideally, you should aim to set up your NOW: Pensions account 6 months before your staging date so you can become familiar with the site.  We do however accept submissions at any point – even after people miss their staging dates.

Setting up an auto enrolment pension with us is so easy it only takes 3 simple steps to complete.

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Step 1: Sign up online

We’ve designed a simple online sign up process which is quick and easy to complete. We offer five different plan options to suit your needs. Once your application is complete we will do our best to verify your account in the next 48 hours.

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Have a look at our guide to signing up to the NOW: Pensions scheme >>

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Step 2: Get to know the NOW: Pensions Gateway site

Take some time to get to know your account.

It’s your responsibility to tell your workers about their NOW: Pensions product and auto enrolment, but don’t worry we have created a toolkit to provide you with everything you need to know before speaking with your workers.

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Step 3: Preparing for your staging date

Once you are enrolled, there are a few ongoing responsibilities you will need to carry out, including; providing us with up to date payroll information in time with your payroll and sending out statutory communicating.

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I firmly believe in NOW: Pensions' principle that everyone deserves the right to a better retirement. I look forward to being part of the team which aims to achieve this in the UK. — Win Robbins, former Head of European Fixed Income Barclays Global Investors
NOW: Pensions is supportive, easy for our employees to understand and uncomplicated in terms of its implementation. Its structured approach removes the complicated investment choices & makes auto-enrolment a straightforward and simple process. — Mark Manaton, Managing Director, Blue Arrow Group
There is a need for a member-centric solution designed for ease of use with low costs and cutting edge investment strategy, which delivers long term stable returns. ATP's in-house investment capabilities, combined with our novel and innovative… — Lars Rohde, Governor of the National Bank of Denmark and Former CEO of ATP Group
“We were impressed with the simplicity of its scheme. The ease of implementation was also a big plus for us and has removed much of the administrative headache.” — Neil Tune, HR director at Fitness First
...its simple design means the pressure is taken off us as the employer and avoids costly administration charges, whilst removing the burden of choice and ensuring the best possible retirement outcome for our employees. — Matthew Johnson, Head of Compensation and Benefits at Adecco Group UK & Ireland