Less than 250 employees More than 250 empoyees The date that an employer will be required to comply with the workplace pension reform is called the “Staging Date”. This date is determined by the size of the employer’s PAYE scheme. The staging date is the latest that an employer must comply with the legislation. Those employers with less than 30 employees will have their staging date determined by the last two characters of the PAYE scheme reference. We are running a free seminar in Malmesbury on 18th October 2012. If you want to learn more about how the pension reforms will affect you as an employer then come along to our free informative breakfast seminar on Thursday 18th October. Click here for more details. This post was last updated on 20th September 2012. You can access The Pension Regulator website HERE.