Delay of ‘Estimate Of Pensionable Income Form’ can result in maximum pension tierIf you're a salaried GP, now would be a very good time to check with your practice manager that they have included you on their 'Estimate Of Pensionable Income Form’ for year 2020/21; NHSPS regulati...
One year extension to NHS Pension employer contribution gap for GP locumsWe've had confirmation today from NHS Pensions that there is "no change to the NHSPS employer contribution rate in year 2020/21. It remains at 14.38% for 2020/21 including the 0.08% admin levy, with t...
New Type 2 NHS pension self-assessment 2018 to 2019 form now liveThe new 2018/19 Type 2 Medical Practitioner self-assessment form and the companion guidance notes are now on the NHS Pensions website, located within the Practitioner webpage. They're not easy to find...
Locum’s widower loses second death-in-service appealA High Court appeals judge has rejected an appeal from Carl Sanderson, widower of GP locum Dr Helen Sanderson, that the NHS Pension scheme should have paid out death-in-service benefits. Helen was wor...
Ooh! BMA clarifies nifty way to avoid annualisationIf your sole modus operandi as a GP is as a locum, and are contributing to the NHS pension scheme, it's pretty much guaranteed that you'll be contributing on the top pension tier. But the BMA have com...
New tier 2019 2020 annualisation calculator for 2015 NHS Pension SchemeNHS Pensions have released a new calculator to help GP 2015 Scheme GPs in England and Wales calculate which they should be on throughout the 2019/20 period. However, the new spreadsheet however comes ...
Taking a one day break from the 2015 scheme automatically triggers annualisationNHS Pensions have confirmed directly with NASGP that, with effect from 1st April 2019, annualisation for freelance GP locums pensioning their NHS income in 2015 Scheme (England and Wales) will come in...
Treasury to fulfil NHS pension employer contribution gap for one yearIf you're a GP locum working in England or Wales and pensioning your work into the NHS pension scheme, the announcement earlier this year that the employer's contribution was going to rise to 20.68% f...
NHS annualisation for GP locums – what a difference a day makesFor something so crucial to our welfare, it's quite staggering how news about the NHS Pension Scheme has to be drip-fed to GPs via outlets like the medical press, BMA and NASGP rather than any form of...
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