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Auto Enrolment Standards

Since 2011 we have been helping platforms, scheme administrators, providers and advisers to build the right foundations for their Auto Enrolment processes.

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In 2014 the number of employers staging into the new regulations is set to increase substantially - as all medium sized employers (60 - 250 employees) must have their Auto Enrolment schemes up and running. So it is imperative that pension and benefits professionals are ready to accept this business and manage it effectively.

Origo has been collaborating with product providers, scheme administrators, HR Payroll providers, automatic enrolment solution providers and other interested stakeholders to develop a suite of Auto Enrolment data messaging standards, in both XML and CSV data formats.

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Standards available for download

AE Postponement and Estimation

This Standard supports the data required for Auto Enrolment postponement, and the Estimation model of assessment.

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AE Assessment

This Standard supports the data required for Auto Enrolment Assessment.

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AE Assessed Employee List

A Standard to support the reporting of Auto Enrolment Assessment outcomes.

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AE Assessed Employee List for Enrolment

This Standard provides outcomes of Auto Enrolment Assessment for those operating enrolment activity.

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AE New Member

A Standard supporting data required by schemes to enrol new members where scheme default contributions and investment choices are to be applied.

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AE New Member Expanded

Supports the enrolment of new members where scheme defaults for contributions and/or investment choices are not to be applied.

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AE Opt In/Opt Out/Joiners

A Standard to allow AE Service Providers to report outcomes to employers.

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Contribution List

Provides contribution collection information (payment schedules and/or remittance advice) to the Scheme.

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Contribution Cessation List

Provides details to the Scheme of temporary and permanent cessation of contributions, including opt-out information.

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Contribution Refund List

Supports details of contribution refunds being paid in respect of either opt-outs or other scheme-valid reason.

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Payroll Single Update

A Standard supporting provision to payroll of contribution changes (new member; increases; decreases; cessations) which may impact payroll deduction.

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What next?

All these Standards are now available at Final status. More information about how these Standards support Auto Enrolment processes can be found in the Auto Enrolment End To End Case Study, part of our collection of Standards Guides.

Origo has established an Implementation Group to support Standards implementation activity across its community.


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"Royal London has supported Origo's AE Standards from day one. It provides a great way to exchange the data that drives AE processes, helping employers meet their AE obligations quickly and simply. Origo's AE Standards provide a solid foundation for a range of AE activities that all parties can rely on."

Keith MacPherson, Head of Marketing Development, Royal London 


"Software For People's default for every aspect of AE communication with pension scheme providers uses Origo Standards. Using one set of Standards saved us considerable time in development and maintenance, and has substantially reduced implementation effort when each client stages. We look forward to more schemes adopting these Standards, giving all involved one less aspect of AE to worry about."