The purpose of this EPN is to:
- notify employers and staff of the publication of the Department of Finance and Personnel’s response to the consultation on proposed increases to employee contribution rates for the PCSPS (NI) for year 2013-14;
- announce the increases in contribution rates that will apply for 2013-14 for employees who are members of the PCSPS (NI);
- inform employers that the attached Employees Pension Notice will be added to the HRConnect portal to provide an update for staff; and
- advise employers that Civil Service Pensions will arrange for staff covered by the IT Assist or DOI networks to receive the notice.