Latest News

Our news pages are updated regularly with all the information you need to know about the Teachers' Pension Scheme.

Finance

As part of our finance update, we’ve some important information to share with you regarding ratio queries on the Monthly Breakdown form and End of Year Certificate (EOYC) submissions.

15/12/2020 |

Training

The training dates for January and February 2021 are now live on our website for you to register onto.

15/12/2020 |

Christmas opening hours reminder

In last month’s bulletin we let you know that we’ll be closing our Employer Helpline along with our Member Contact Centre and Webchat facility at 12:30pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

15/12/2020 |

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) reminder

In order to comply with GDPR please ensure when emailing us regarding a member that you only provide one piece of their personal data.

15/12/2020 |

Virtual drop-in session

From January 2021 we’ll be launching a monthly employer drop-in session.

15/12/2020 |

Goodwin

Following a recent claim brought against the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, the Department for Education (DfE) has accepted that there is direct sexual orientation discrimination within the Teachers’ Pension Scheme regulations, where male survivors of opposite-sex marriages and civil partnerships are treated less favourably than survivors in same-sex marriages and civil partnerships.

15/12/2020 |

Teachers Pensions Action Form (TPAF)

We held our first virtual TPAF events at the end of November and beginning of December, which were very well received.

15/12/2020 |

Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) Submissions – correcting errors

For those of you who’ve already, or are planning to, on-board to MCR, we’d like to remind you that you must always review and clear any MCR errors you receive, and you must include the case number in your submission.

15/12/2020 |

Responsibilities document

To help you understand your responsibilities as an employer in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, we’ve recently updated our Employer Responsibilities Guide.

15/12/2020 |

Transitional Protection

The government is still working on the response to the consultation, which closed in October 2020. We’ll provide a link to the response as soon as it’s published, along with key points.

15/12/2020 |

Non submitted service

It’s vital that a members' information is accurate and up to date to ensure they receive their correct entitlements.

23/11/2020 |

New notification and report routines released for MCR employers

We’ve introduced some new notifications and reports.

23/11/2020 |

Are your contact details up to date?

Make sure you add it to your ‘to do’ list to keep everything running smoothly.

23/11/2020 |

Teachers’ Pension Scheme Independent schools proposal

The proposal was to allow schools to ‘freeze’ their participation in the Scheme, if they so wished.

23/11/2020 |

Seasonal opening times

Please take note of when we'll be closed.

23/11/2020 |

End of Year Certificate

Thank you to all those who’ve submitted their End of Year Certificate. If you’ve yet to do so, there’s still time.

23/11/2020 |

Finance update

We've some important information to inform you of.

23/11/2020 |

Training

Due to sickness we've had to cancel some of our webinars.

23/11/2020 |

MDC Monthly Missing Service Checklist

You’ll start receiving your MDC monthly missing service checklist file for service missing from your November 2020 submissions.

23/11/2020 |

Monthly Data Collection (MDC) Error Reminder Files

Following our update in September, we’ll soon be embarking on the phased roll out of MDC Error Reminder files.

23/11/2020 |

Transitional Protection

The government is analysing the responses and will publish their response in due course.

23/11/2020 |

What’s new with MCR - everything you need to know

Read our latest blog piece covering all things MCR

30/10/2020 |

End of Year Certificate

The deadline for LA End of Year Certificates is 30 November.

21/10/2020 |

Employer helpline now open

We’re pleased to advise that the Employer Support Helpline has now re-opened.

21/10/2020 |

Transitional Protection

The public consultation is now closed.

21/10/2020 |

MCR bulletin

Earlier in the month we sent our Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) Bulletin to all employers.

21/10/2020 |

Financial planning and advice warning

We’ve recently been made aware of financial organisations offering advice to teachers on pension planning who are using our logo.

21/10/2020 |

Finance

A reminder about contact details and EOYC queries.

21/10/2020 |

Monthly Data Collection full checklist

We’ll begin to send these reports to some employers shortly.

21/10/2020 |

Training

Our online webinars continue to be very popular, with excellent attendance rates and positive feedback.

21/10/2020 |

Updates to MCR guides

We’ve recently updated our Guides and Forms section.

20/10/2020 |

Enhanced MCR training

As previously explained, we’ve created a new enhanced training programme for MCR. You’ll receive an email in the months leading up to your on-boarding date inviting you to register onto the three separate training sessions.

20/10/2020 |

MCR On-boarding checklist

To help you understand what you have to do prior to on-boarding to MCR, we’ve created an on-boarding checklist which covers all the actions you need to take before you on-board to MCR.

20/10/2020 |

MCR frequently asked questions

We've created some FAQs for MCR.

20/10/2020 |

MCR On-boarding monthly availability system

If you’ve yet to on-board to MCR, we’d like to remind you that completing your On-boarding form now, with your preferred future date, is more important than ever to ensure you can get your chosen month.

20/10/2020 |

Governments consultation now closed

The public consultation on the government’s proposals to address the discrimination caused by the transitional protection arrangements, when the reformed scheme was introduced in 2015, has now closed.

11/10/2020 |

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