Categories of worker

In the following table you can find out about the different categories of worker and how you may be affected under the automatic-enrolment rules.

What type of worker are you? How will automatic enrolment impact you?

You earn over £10,000* a year (or pro-rata in any pay period);

Are age 22 or over; and

are under State Pension age.

Eligible jobholder You will be automatically enrolled in the LGPS.
You are 22 years or over but your earnings are between £5,824* and £10,000* a year (or pro rata in any pay period). Non eligible jobholder

You will not be automatically enrolled into the LGPS, but you can still join by contacting your employer.

If you do not join, you will be automatically enrolled in the LGPS if you become an 'eligible jobholder' in the future.

You do not meet any of the requirements above. Entitled worker

You will not be automatically enrolled into the LGPS, but you can still join by contacting your employer.

If you do not join, you will be automatically enrolled in the LGPS if you become an 'eligible jobholder' in the future.

*These are the pay limits as at April 2016, they are subject to change each April. If you are unsure of the pay limits then you should contact your employer.

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