This guide will walk you through submitting contributions to NEST.
Each time you pay a member of the pension scheme you must submit their contributions to NEST. If a member of the pension scheme has not had contributions deducted due to insufficient earnings or statutory pay, the software will automatically detect the reason for no submissions and declare this to NEST as part of this submission.
Navigate to Auto Enrolment > NEST Submissions > Contributions for Pay Period. If you have not saved your login details for NEST, you will be prompted to enter your login details. For further information on storing your login details click here.
You will be prompted to specify the pay frequency, tax period and payment source which you are submitting for. Press ‘Submit’ once set.
Upon pressing submit, the software will send the contributions to NEST. You will receive a message that the submission is successful however is awaiting processing.
You can retrieve the status of the response by navigating to Auto Enrolment > Retrieve Pending Submissions.
Press ‘Retrieve Submissions’ and the software should report successful under the ‘Submission Status’.
If you receive the error that the Source, Frequency or PRP is invalid, click here.