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NEST for employers

  • Key steps to prepare for automatic enrolment

    Key steps to prepare for automatic enrolment

    Start your journey towards your staging date with our guidance on preparing for and setting up NEST.

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  • Videos to help you set up NEST

    Videos to help you set up NEST

    We’ve created a series of videos to help you set up and manage your online account. They cover a range of steps from creating your NEST account to setting up payment sources.


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NEST is a simple, great value pension scheme any employer can use to meet their new automatic enrolment duties.

The duties started to be introduced from October 2012 and will affect all UK employers over the next few years.

How NEST can help

Weve got it covered - NEST is designed around the needs of your workers.

We lighten the load - we can help you meet your new duties with easy-to-use guides and plain language templates.

We make everything clear - you’ll need to do some things yourself, but we’ll tell you what they are and where to get more information.

Help centre 

Need help setting up or using NEST? Our help centre is full of useful information for employers and advisers, from how to enrol workers to managing NEST on a day-to-day basis.

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Set up with NEST

It’s easy to set up and start using NEST - you do it all online. But there are some things you’ll need to decide beforehand.

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Getting started

If you're an employer, or acting on behalf of a client, we have information to help you prepare. Start your journey towards your staging date by planning ahead.

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Are you ready to use NEST?

Before you get started, you’ll need to have a process in place to assess your workforce. It’s important to make sure you have accurate information about your workers. You’ll also need to send data to NEST in the correct format.

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