The government should re-consider its decision to allow newly-created companies the right to defer enrolling new members of staff by up to three months, says Adrian Boulding.
The DWP confirmed these two measures will come into force from April. However, Boulding believes the government should reconsider the second measure allowing new employers to defer AE for new employees.
He said: "Now Pensions will bring this up with the government during the review into AE. The nature of work has changed and people could lose valuable contributions over their working lives as they switch jobs more now.
"Workers could lose up to four years of pension contributions from the government's decision to allow companies to not enrol workers on the day they start work."
He calculated that if an individual worked for 40 years and changed their job 12 times, they would lose 10% of contributions during their career for four years if they are not enrolled for the first three months each time.
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