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 except 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.

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.

 

I am backing NOW: Pensions, the ATP project, because I believe it will encourage transparency, low costs and decent returns for millions of British employees. — Nigel Waterson, former Shadow Pensions Minister
I'm excited by the opportunity to help bring to the UK auto-enrolment market NOW: Pensions, a customer-friendly and responsive trust-based alternative to NEST and to contract-based offerings. — Chris Daykin, the former Government Actuary
Over a short period of time, NOW: Pensions has established itself as a respected and credible player in the UK workplace pensions market attracting thousands of employers and hundreds of thousands of members. Joining the team at such a crucial time… — Jocelyn Blackwell, Founder of Dunnett Shaw and Raising Standards in Pensions Administration
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
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