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Pensions - Auto Enrolment

What is Pension Auto Enrolment?

Pension Auto Enrolment is a UK law that requires all businesses to automatically enrol their employees into a workplace pension scheme if they are:

  • Aged between 22 and State Pension Age
  • Earn more than £10,000 per year
  • Work in the UK
Pension Auto Enrolment is a mandatory requirement that requires all employees to be regularly assessed against the enrolment criteria and enrolled in a workplace pension scheme, it is then the employee’s decision, once enrolled, if they wish to opt out of the scheme.

Why do I need support with Pension Auto Enrolment?

While the principle of Pension Auto Enrolment is simple, delivering an ongoing assessment of every employee can be a complex and time consuming undertaking. If not managed properly it has the potential to require additional resources and add significant costs for your dental practice. Our expert support will ensure a successful transition and a cost effective outcome.

Why choose us?

We’ve designed a Pension Auto Enrolment solution specifically to meet the needs of dental practices. It’s tailored to complement your existing payroll systems, supported by a Defaqto 5* pension scheme meaning you benefit from a comprehensive, cost effective solution that focuses on quality.

Unlike the majority of providers, who only offer either a basic assessment or access to a limited workplace pension scheme, we provide a whole range of added value services that will support your practice and its employees, including:

    • Comprehensive Auto Enrolment and HR advice

    • Three years’ ongoing support and guidance to aid a seamless implementation

  • Best in class assessment, communication and engagement tools

Henry Schein Financial Services - Bespoke Enrolment Plan

    • Automatic access to our scheme’s Defaqto 5* rated Mastertrust Pension Scheme, providing a range of investment choices

    • Ongoing employee assessments and communication, undertaken automatically each pay period, to determine if new and current staff meet the Auto Enrolment entry criteria

    • Three years’ ongoing support that will ensure you’re always up to date and compliant with any changes in legislation

  • Free access to an Employee Benefits Scheme’ giving your staff retail savings on a wide range of goods, from groceries to holidays

We specialise in supporting companies with the challenging people and employment issues that can distract them from delivering services, hinder performance and impact on profitability. We know how to remove obstacles.

We design and implement complete HR solutions for all organisations, specialising in:
  • Pension Auto Enrolment
  • Workplace Mediation
  • HR support and advice for Employers
  • Benefits Packages for Employers and Clubs & Associations
Contact us for more information

For pensions we act as introducers only

General Buyer Terms

This agreement is in relation to MediEstates Limited whose registered office is at 1st Floor, Pacific House, Stanier Way, Wyvern Business Park, Derby, DE21 6BF acting for and on behalf of our clients ("the Vendors"); and yourself (Buyer's Name) in relation for an introduction to a prospective sale of a business as a going concern. By registering through this agreement I agree to all terms set out below:

  1. Definitions
    In this Agreement the following terms and phrases shall have the following meaning unless the context otherwise requires:

    Dental Practice business providing dental care. This business is under the MediEstates Ltd sale terms.
    Confidential Information
    Means the actual Vendors identity and all confidential information in respect of the Business, including, but not limited to, any ideas, business methods, prices, accounts, finance, marketing, research, development, manpower plans, processes, market opportunities, intentions, design rights, product information, customer lists or details, employees’ details, trade secrets, computer systems and software, and other matters connected with the products or services manufactured, marketed, provided or obtained by the Vendor, and information concerning the Vendor’s relationships with actual or potential clients or customers and the needs and requirements of such clients’ or customers’ operations.
  2. Obligation of Confidentiality
    The Prospective Purchaser agrees to treat as confidential, information supplied by or on behalf of the Vendor in connection with the sale of the Business.
  3. Exclusions
    The obligation of confidentiality set out in clause 2 does not apply to:
    1. any information received from a third party who was legally free at the time of disclosure to disclose it;
    2. any information which was already lawfully in the Prospective Purchaser’s possession prior to receiving it from MediEstates Ltd on behalf of the Vendor; and
    3. any information which is in its entirety already in the public domain.
  4. Duties of Prospective Purchaser
    1. The Prospective Purchaser shall take such a reasonable security measures to protect the Confidential Information and trade secrets.
    2. The Prospective Purchaser shall not, without the prior written consent of the Vendor, permit any of the Confidential Information:
      1. to be disclosed, other than in confidence to its legal or professional advisors;
      2. to be copied or reproduced;
      3. to be commercially exploited in any way;
      4. to be used for any purpose other than in connection with the prospective purchase of the Business;
      5. MediEstates is registered under the Data Protection Act 2018. Upon Signing this agreement you agree to follow the legal obligations of this act to protect the details of the information supplied to you, with it no to be passed outside of the control of you the prospective purchaser.
    3. The Prospective Purchaser agrees to keep a record of Confidential Information received.
    4. The Prospective Purchaser will return to MediEstates or the Vendor all documents containing Confidential Information and all copies of those documents on demand at any time which are in its possession or under its control, and for this purpose the term “documents” includes computer discs and all other materials capable of storing data and information. The Prospective Purchaser agrees that such documents remain the property of the MediEstates on behalf of the Vendor.
    5. The Prospective Purchaser must not jeopardise or re-direct the sale under any circumstances.
    6. The Prospective Purchaser must not contact the Local Area Team or CCG regarding any practice sale, by any means of media unless written permission is granted from the Vendor.
    7. To carry out own due diligence on practice purchases and accepts that any information MediEstates has supplied is information provided by the vendor and is not responsible for its accuracy or completeness.
  5. This Agreement
    The existence of this Agreement and its terms are confidential and neither MediEstates nor the Purchaser may disclose anything about this Agreement or its subject matter or implementation to any person other than in confidence to their legal or professional advisers.
  6. Duties of Prospective Purchaser
    When buying Dental practices, finance is normally needed. Our organisation operated over more than one of the MediHoldings brand, by completing this from you agree that the information can be shared to our other organisations to avoid the need to register independently and provide the best possible service.

    MediEstates will refer you to the specialist dental lending team and MediFinancial who will contact the necessary banks, whom have preferential healthcare lending rates in some cases, to ascertain which funding is available to you.
    By signing this agreement you do not have to use any of the banks MediFinancial contact, it is just another service which we provide.
  7. Deposit for Dental Practice
    If you are interested in putting forward a formal offer in for a practice, once the offer is accepted there will be a deposit required to secure the practice sale which is dependant of the practice size. This deposit is held in a client account and will be returned to the buyer on completion of the practice sale. You the buyer, will be required to sign a deposit schedule which will cover the buyer and the seller in the event that the practice sale does not proceed.
  8. Changes to this Agreement
    Any changes made to this agreement must be authorised and signed by one of MediEstates Ltd Directors.
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