Auto-enrolment has minor impact on flexible benefits plans

Three-quarters (73%) of respondents that offer a flexible benefits plan and have auto-enrolled staff said auto-enrolment had no impact on their plan, according to the Employee Benefits/Towers Watson Flexible Benefits Research 2014.

However, 17% did revise their communications around flexible benefits to take auto-enrolment into account.

About one-tenth of respondents did have to make adjustments to either their processes (14%) and/or their design (9%).

But no respondents removed, or even considered removing, their flexible benefits plan because of auto-enrolment.

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Read more of the Employee Benefits/Towers Watson Flexible benefits research 2014