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Understanding auto-enrolment

Richard Hough explains the implications of auto-enrolment for a pharmacy business

This CPD module explains how auto-enrolment relates to pharmacy businesses. It describes your obligations to provide employees with a workplace pension scheme.


To understand your legal obligations to provide employees with workplace pensions and how to apply these effectively to your business.


After completing this module you should:

  • Appreciate your responsibilities under auto-enrolment to provide certain employees with a workplace pension
  • Understand how you can discharge your responsibilities correctly and cost-effectively.


Richard Hough is partner, pharmacist and head of healthcare at Brabners LLP.

About this module

Once you have completed this module, record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacists. Completion of this module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.