EPN 12 - 2013 B - Increased Member Contributions from 1 April 2013 - Letter to all staff

Date published: 05 December 2019

The purpose of this EPN is to inform employers that:     

  • a letter in relation to increased member contributions (copy attached at Annex A) must be issued in hard copy to all staff;     
  • the letter must be issued in hard copy to all candidates who are currently going through the recruitment process;    
  • they must ensure that any pensions information being provided to new entrants is updated to reflect the increased member contributions; and
  • if appropriate, a notice to all Heads of Branches (copy attached at Annex B) must be issued     
  • there is a Q&A for staff on the Pension Contribution Increases 2013/14 available on the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (Northern Ireland) [PCSPS(NI)] website under ‘Latest News’ (copy attached at Annex C). 
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