Teachers' Pensions

Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT) hub

If you’re new to teaching, you may still be getting to grips with your pension. We understand how daunting it can seem with all the different jargon and calculations. It’s easy to turn off and leave it for ‘another day’.

23/11/2017 |

Christmas opening

We’ll be open as normal during most of December, but please be aware we may have reduced opening hours on 22, 23 and 29 December. This is still to be confirmed so please check our website for updates.

23/11/2017 |

Welcome back

We’d like to welcome all our members to the 2017/18 school year. We hope you’ve had a great first term and are looking forward to your Christmas holidays.

23/11/2017 |

Changes to My Pension Online (MPO)

We’re always looking to improve our members’ online experience and so, following on from the refresh of our website earlier this year, we’ll be updating MPO throughout 2018.

23/11/2017 |

Starters and leavers

Since September there have been changes to the starters and leavers communication process.

23/11/2017 |

Find out more about your pension options

Your pension provides you with choices for your future, and we want you to be able to make the most of your retirement. That’s why we provide a range of flexibilities to help you enhance your pension.

23/11/2017 |

Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs)

The Department for Education use Prudential as their provider for Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC), which means you can pay contributions direct from your gross pay, alongside your contributions to your teacher’s pension.

23/11/2017 |

Going digital with Teachers’ Pensions

Our Scheme now has over two million members and in the last year we’ve welcomed a further 140,000 members to our online community on My Pension Online (MPO), bringing the total number of users to 630,000.

23/11/2017 |

Making the most of online resources

Are you trying to find out more about your pension? There’s a variety of online resources to provide this information and give you that understanding.

23/11/2017 |

Contacting Teachers’ Pensions - Update

With the membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme now reaching two million, we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of members contacting us either via our contact centre or by email. This means that some members may have regrettably experienced difficulties when trying to get in touch with us recently.

22/11/2017 |

TP reference number

We’re always reviewing your feedback to see how we can improve your experience with us. Some members have let us know that they’d have found registering for MPO easier if they hadn’t needed their Teachers’ Pensions reference number.

13/11/2017 |

Allowing ‘Voluntary’ Scheme Pays elections in respect of the 2016/17 tax year and beyond

Teachers’ Pensions have been working with the Department for Education to introduce an option for members of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme who become subject to an Annual Allowance tax charge.

01/11/2017 |


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