Pensions

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NHS Employers provides support and guidance to help employers deliver the NHS Pension Scheme effectively for their organisation. The NHS Pension Scheme continues to be one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes within the UK. It is a key element of the overall reward package for staff and can be a valuable tool for recruitment and retention. Employers play a vital role in administering the scheme at a local level, communicating with staff and taking advantage of the benefits that the scheme can bring at an organisational level, such as utilising the flexibilities.

Information for individual members of the NHS Pension scheme:

We provide support to employers and are unable to provide guidance to individual members of the scheme. If you are a member of the NHS Pension Scheme, you can find details of the scheme on the NHS Pensions website or call the members helpline on 0300 3301 346. If you are working in the NHS and would like to join the NHS Pension Scheme, please speak to your local pension officer, payroll officer or HR department.

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2015 NHS Pension Scheme

From 1 April 2015 there is a new NHS Pension Scheme.

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NHS Pension Scheme

NHS Pensions Scheme - support for employers.

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Automatic enrolment

Let us guide you through Automatic enrolment, with topics including staging dates, assessing worker status, choosing your alternative provider and deciding whether to use postponement or the transitional period.

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Flexible retirement hub

Learn more about the retirement flexibilities in the NHS Pension scheme with tools, resources and shared learning.

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Pension contributions and tax arrangements

Find more details of the contribution rates payable by members and employers along with information on tax relief arrangements.

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Pension resource library

View and download helpful documents and checklists covering topics such as flexible retirement, tax relief, automatic enrolment and the NHS Pension Scheme.

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The new state pension from 6 April 2016

Find out what you need to know about the new state pension to be introduced from 6 April 2016, and what you can do to prepare your organisation and support your employees.

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