Latest News

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

The importance of a withdrawal (w) indicator

We’d like to remind you of the importance of including a ‘w’ indicator to signify when a member has either left your employment or has left teaching completely.

27/07/2021 |

Determining the contributions tier for part-time members

When calculating the tier to deduct contributions for part-time members of staff, please use their earnings within that month, rather than the full-time equivalent salary.

27/07/2021 |

Changes to the delegation process

To ensure we continually improve our data security, we will be introducing a change to how we can provide access to the Employer Portal for additional members of staff and third-party payroll providers.

27/07/2021 |

Webinar joining instructions and links

We’ve received queries from employers who’ve registered to attend one of our webinar training sessions but haven’t received an email containing joining instructions.

27/07/2021 |

Using the correct Data Centre

When submitting your monthly data on the Employer Portal, please ensure that you’re using the correct Data Centre for each establishment that you manage.

27/07/2021 |

Submitting files for Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) as a Multi Academy Trust (MAT)

If you’re part of a MAT and have on-boarded to MCR, you have the choice to either send separate monthly files for each academy, along with individual payments.

27/07/2021 |

Employer Drop-in session

We’ll be holding our next monthly Employer drop-in session on 18 August.

27/07/2021 |

Government consultation published seeking views

Government consultation published seeking views

27/07/2021 |

Retirement application cut-off date

As you can imagine, September is the most popular time of year for members to retire and take their pension.

27/07/2021 |

The Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill

HM Treasury announced the Public Service Pension Scheme Consultation Response in February 2021.

22/07/2021 |

Goodwin judgment update – Consultation communications

The government has issued its response regarding proposed amendments to Teachers’ Pension Scheme regulations.

08/07/2021 |

Social Media

Keep up to date on Scheme news, share information with your colleagues and connect with us by following us on social media.

08/07/2021 |

Government consultation published seeking views

The Department for Education has today launched two consultations seeking views on the methodology used to determine the Discount Rate and proposed changes to the Cost Control mechanism.

24/06/2021 |

Summer retirement applications

We’re expecting more retirement applications than ever this academic year.

16/06/2021 |

Prudential Additional Voluntary Contributions – Processing issue

Prudential are currently experiencing delays in the processing of contributions and paying out claims.

16/06/2021 |

Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) deadline

The end of June marks the final deadline of being able to submit a MCR On-boarding form.

16/06/2021 |

Help your employees get ready for retirement

We’d like to share with you the reasons why your input is so important.

16/06/2021 |

Monthly Contributions Reconciliation (MCR) Checklist

We’ve created an MCR On-boarding checklist which covers all the actions you need to take before you on-board to MCR.

16/06/2021 |

Employer Portal access email requests

Password/PIN resets, new user access or additional establishment access.

16/06/2021 |

Tell us what you think of our service

We’d love to hear your feedback on the service we provided.

16/06/2021 |

Phased withdrawal and employers leaving the Teachers’ Pensions Scheme

The consultation exercise closed on Tuesday 1 June 2021.

16/06/2021 |

Training

Our latest training news, including MCR.

16/06/2021 |

Member search and Contact us

We’ll keep you informed as to when these developments will be introduced and what they will mean to you.

16/06/2021 |

Finance

Read about the End of Year Certificate and Contact details

16/06/2021 |

Teachers' Retirement Agency

We don't appoint companies to deliver training on our behalf.

16/06/2021 |

Monthly Data Collection Full Checklist

Find more information on the checklist or request an extension.

26/05/2021 |

Help us understand your summer retirement needs

Feedback received suggests there may be an increase in retirements this Summer.

26/05/2021 |

Employer helpline and feedback

The Employer helpline continues to be available to assist you with enquiries.

26/05/2021 |

Protecting yourself online

With the rise of cyber crime and scams it’s important to keep safe online.

26/05/2021 |

Monthly Data Collection submission dates

Please check that the year is correct.

26/05/2021 |

Training

Member presentation availibility, EOYC training and webinars.

26/05/2021 |

TP Online reminder

As of 1 April 2021, the Department for Education (DfE) took over the responsibility for hosting the Barred List Checking Service.

26/05/2021 |

Drop-in sessions

June’s drop-in event will also include a Retirement workshop.

26/05/2021 |

Teachers’ Pensions Action Forum (TPAF)

We had a lot of positive engagement across the two days and have received great feedback since.

26/05/2021 |

Possible missing service for potential retirees

As we’re coming up to a key time where members choose to retire so you know what to expect.

26/05/2021 |

Employer Portal log in

If an employer account isn’t logged into at least every 90 days, the account will be locked.

26/05/2021 |

Transitional Protection - Myth buster

We’ve answered some key questions.

26/05/2021 |

End of Year Certificate (EOYC) employer training

Following feedback from employers, we'll be hosting three webinars in May that'll go through how to complete the End Of Year Certificate (EOYC) template, timescales for the process and give employers the chance to ask questions.

04/05/2021 |

Join our drop-in session

Our next session, on 19 May, will feature an End of Year Certificate (EOYC) workshop.

27/04/2021 |

Pension Scheme Registry (PSR) and Employer Pension Scheme Reference (EPSR) numbers

We’ve recently received a number of queries.

27/04/2021 |

Tell us what you think of our service

If you’ve been in contact with us recently, we’d love to hear your feedback on the service we provided.

27/04/2021 |

Finance

Essential information on the End of Year Certificate (EOYC) signatures and documents, as well as reporting to the Pensions Regulator when contributions aren’t paid.

27/04/2021 |

Split service lines in April

Please remember that any service provided for a member relating to the month of April, must be split into two lines.

27/04/2021 |

Deadline of June 2021 to choose your on-boarding date for MCR

We need to get everyone booked into the remaining dates.

27/04/2021 |

Training dates go live

Our webinar training dates for the remainder of the academic year are now available to register on to.

27/04/2021 |

Goodwin and phased withdrawal Consultation

Your responses are required by Tuesday 1 June 2021.

09/04/2021 |

Cost control mechanism

The government has announced that the pause of the cost control mechanism will be lifted, and the cost control element of the 2016 valuations process will be completed.

06/04/2021 |

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