Your staging date is set in law as of 1 April 2012 and is the date your automatic enrolment duties come into effect for you. You must be prepared for this date. You’ll need your PAYE reference to find out your staging date.

If you don’t know your PAYE reference, it can be found on a P6/P9 coding notice or on your white payslip booklet P30BC.

If you don’t pay your staff through a PAYE scheme, your staging date will be 1 April 2017.

If you aren’t sure when your staging date is you can check this here: