The minimum level of employer contribution will be phased in from the staging date until October 2018 - see table below:
|Date||Minimum employer contribution||Minimum total contribution|
|From staging date to 30 September 2017||1%||2%|
|October 2017 to 30 September 2018||2%||5%|
|October 2018 onwards||3%||8%|
Employees with earnings equal to, or higher than the earnings trigger salary (currently £8,105) should be enrolled automatically. The above minimum contribution percentages are based on earnings between £5,564 and £42,475 per year (2013/2014).