Salary Exchange

Employer NI savings

As the employee’s gross earnings are reduced, the employer also saves on their National Insurance Contributions (NIC). Those savings can be re-invested into the employee&rsq ...

Salary Exchange Guide

Salary Exchange is an agreement between the employee and the employer. The employee's contract of employment is altered to reflect that they have agreed to exchange part of their f ...

Can a salary exchange agreement be altered?

A salary exchange agreement can normally be altered, for example, if someone opts out of an automatic enrolment scheme with salary exchange. For any other circumstances, it depend ...

Will Salary Exchange affect my current entitlement to Tax Credits?

You should speak to your tax credits office before you decide whether to participate in a Salary Exchange Scheme. You must also notify your tax credits office once you have exchang ...

Can Salary Exchange be used with existing pension plans?

Yes, salary exchange can be introduced into an existing plan as well as new plans.

If a worker hasn't signed a Salary Exchange agreement, can they be automatically enrolled?

Joining salary exchange is an employee’s choice and therefore an employee can not be forced to opt into a salary exchange (salary sacrifice) scheme. Using salary exchange to ...

How can one leave a salary exchange scheme?

Leaving a salary sacrifice exchange is always an option, and you should be able to do so without penalty if the arrangement isn’t working for you. Your employer may have rul ...