To provide Departments, their Agencies and NDPBs with revised Pre-retirement letters reflecting changes to the NICS pension arrangements from 1 March 2008.The revised letters should be issued to members of staff who are approaching pension age so
To remind Departments, their Agencies and NDPBs of the provisions of the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (Northern Ireland) , PCSPS(NI), with regard to forfeiture of pension rights.
To inform Departments, their Agencies and NDPBs that the PAAP solution has been successfully implemented to perform the administration of the Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (Northern Ireland) [PCSPS(NI)] and how the scanning of pension fil
PRINCIPAL CIVIL SERVICE PENSION SCHEME (NORTHERN IRELAND) [PCSPS(NI)] – PENSIONS AND TAX MESSAGE FOR HIGH EARNERS – TRANSITIONAL PROTECTION DEADLINE
This DEO provides clarification for Departments, their Agencies, and NDPBs on the definition and explanation of the CETV figures reported as part of salary, pension and compensation information which should be disclosed in Departmental Resource Ac
To update Departments on revised timescales for the completion of appeals made to Civil Service Pensions (CSP) under the IDR procedures
This DEO provides information and guidance on action to be taken in instances where fixed term appointees (FTAs) whose contract has been renewed, changed to permanent, or extended have been incorrectly put into nuvos.
This DEO asks Departments’ to ensure that all employees who are members of the PCSPS(NI) pension arrangements continue to have the correct pension contributions deducted from salary following the revision of PCSPS(NI) reckonable service limi
To remind Departments of the required timescales that apply when processing applications for job reshaping and partial retirement.
To remind Departments of the correct form of W&D/pension contribution information and contracted-out figures which should be provided to Civil Service Pensions (CSP) when a PCSPS(NI) member resigns with less than 2 years service.
To notify Departments of additional steps in the partial retirement application process.
This DEO reminds Departments of the correct procedure to follow when seeking to have a statutory body, office or officeholder added to the list at Schedule 1 of the Superannuation Order (Northern Ireland) 1972 (the 1972 Order) as employment covere
To inform Departments of temporary procedures for dealing with members of staff who joined on or after 30 July 2007 and who are due to leave before 1 November 2008 on flexible or compulsory early severence terms.
This purpose of this DEO is to inform Departments that recent legislative changes which are effective from 5 October 2008 only affect the non-pay terms and conditions during additional maternity and adoption leave.
To clarify the PCSPS(NI) position on payment of contributions to an added years contract for a member who is on a career break.
To remind Departments that contribution rates for an added years contract must be adjusted when the member changes their conditioned hours and that Civil Service Pensions (CSP) must be informed when there is a change to conditioned hours or pay.
This DEO reminds Departments of the requirement to create a manual file for new entrants and rejoiners to the PCSPS(NI) arrangements when processing new employees in the NICS.
To update Departments on action being taken by Civil Service Pensions (CSP) to notify some PCSPS(NI) pensioners that there has been an error in the calculation of their pension and they have been overpaid.
This DEO announces the introduction of the above amendment schemes by the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP).
This DEO provides confirmation of the removal of the NICS default age of retirement at age 65, with effect from 1 September 2008, and advises Departments of the action to be taken to ensure all staff are covered by the revised procedures.