Teachers' Pensions

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

Researchers in School payments

If you have teachers receiving “Researchers in School” payments, please read this news story on whether the payments are pensionable or not.

23/10/2018 |

New and updated email templates for the My Pension Online report

To help you encourage your employees to register, we’ve created a series of emails, along with reminders, to send to staff outlining the benefits of MPO.

23/10/2018 |

End of Year Certificate submission deadline

We’re approaching the final submission date for audited EOYCs for the 2017-18 financial year.

23/10/2018 |

Electronic signatures

When returning paper forms, we require that the declaration is signed with a hand-written signature.

23/10/2018 |

Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) update

The GMP reconciliation project is now in its final phase and on track for investigations to be completed by 31 December 2018.

23/10/2018 |

Employer Bulletin satisfaction survey

Each month, we send a survey to employers. We’d appreciate it if you could take the time to complete this for us.

23/10/2018 |

Connect with us on LinkedIn

Follow us for the latest Scheme news and updates.

23/10/2018 |

Member opt out refunds

Helpful information when reviewing ratio errors.

23/10/2018 |

Employer Portal session time update

This development is now live.

23/10/2018 |

Completion of Monthly Data Collection error files

We’d like to remind you that it’s essential to check and complete any error files received after submitting monthly data.

23/10/2018 |

Monthly Data Collection (MDC) checklist and reminder process now live

You may have received an email from us recently regarding the new MDC Reminder and Checklist.

23/10/2018 |

Update on MDC Reminder Checklist

You may have received an email from us in the last couple of days regarding the new MDC Reminder and Checklist.

17/10/2018 |

End of Year Certificate (EOYC) return date reminder

We’re fast approaching the deadline of 30 September for the return of outstanding non Local Authority audited EOYCs for financial year 2017-18.

27/09/2018 |

Member presentations

Following feedback from both members and employers, we’re currently in the process of introducing training opportunities for members of the Scheme.

27/09/2018 |

Monthly Data Collection (MDC) checklist and reminder process

We’d previously advised you that the MDC Checklist and reminder process would be going live on Friday 14 September.

25/09/2018 |

Member salary increases and contributions

In our latest newsletter to our members, we advised on the recent Government announcement on the increase in teachers’ salaries and how this had an effect on the contribution bands they fell into.

25/09/2018 |

Payment of prior year contributions

There are occasions where employers who’ve identified arrears for prior years, agree a payment plan with the member, then submit the arrears with the current months’ submissions without Teachers’ Pensions knowledge.

25/09/2018 |

Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) workshops

Recent MCR workshops held in Nottingham, Dorchester, London, Sheffield and Darlington have been a great success.

25/09/2018 |

Certificates of Re-employment reminder

We’d just like to remind all employees that due to the introduction of MDC, we’ll no longer need a Certificate of Re-employment from the majority of re-employed members this year.

25/09/2018 |

Employers need to remember to complete all areas of the 22a

To assist our Bereavement team in processing Death Benefits cases, we’d appreciate it if all applicable sections of the form 22A could be completed before returned to us.

25/09/2018 |

Training

We had a great response to our autumn training schedule with places filling up fast for our webinars and seminars.

25/09/2018 |

Valuation of the Scheme

Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) published draft Directions for the Teachers’ Pension Scheme yesterday (6 Sept ’18).

06/09/2018 |

Training

As well as our usual webinars, we’re also introducing new subjects.

29/08/2018 |

Reporting Overtime

When reporting overtime on your MDC submission, overtime isn't a separate member contract.

29/08/2018 |

Academies joining or moving between Multi Academy Trusts (MATs)

It would be greatly appreciated if you could email us when academies are either joining a MAT or moving between MATs.

29/08/2018 |

Finance update

End of Year Certificate Processing and BACS payments news

29/08/2018 |

Increasing volumes of corrections

We’ve recently seen an increase in the volume of corrections being made to previously submitted service.

29/08/2018 |

The use of a ‘W’ indicator

A ‘W’ indicator must only be used on a service submission if the member has left your employment.

29/08/2018 |

Extension of the Employer Portal session time

Following regular feedback from you, we’ve been able to extend the session.

29/08/2018 |

Monthly Contributions Reconciliation event

As part of the continued development process for Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) we’ll be running our second set of events for Employers.

29/08/2018 |

MDC Reminder Checklist

We can now confirm that this report will be going live from 14 September.

29/08/2018 |

End of Year Certificate update

We've become aware that some Additional Contributions/Additional Pension listings contained out of date values for some members

02/08/2018 |

Forms

Looking for a Form? Our forms page has everything you'll need to get started.

Forms

Calculators

See how members pensions are built and explore the available options.

Calculators

FAQ's

Find the answers with our range of Frequently Asked Questions.

FAQs

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Latest News

The latest policy updates and announcements about the scheme and the news that affects it:

Researchers in School payments
New and updated email templates for the My Pension Online report
End of Year Certificate submission deadline