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This is a new voluntary exit scheme that will operate under the terms already set out in the NICS terms and conditions of service and in line with the rules of the civil service compensation scheme and which came into effect on 1 April 2014.

Published 26 February 2015Impact assessments

Step by step example of how to use the Compensation Calculator

Published 19 February 2015Guidance literature

The purpose of this Employer Pension Notice is to notify employers and
staff of the arrangements for the NICS Voluntary Exit Scheme.
 

Published 18 February 2015Circulars

Step by step example of how a full-time member of staff can make use of the Compensation Calculator.

Published 18 February 2015Guidance literature

Step by step example of how to use the Compensation Calculator 

Published 18 February 2015Guidance literature

Step by step example of how to use the Compensation Calculator

Published 18 February 2015Legislation and regulations

Dr Malcolm McKibbin, the Head of the NICS, has already announced that a NICS wide Voluntary Exit Scheme will be launched on 2 March 2015. The closing date for applications will be 27 March 2015. 

Published 18 February 2015Circulars

An example of a Display Energy Certificate.

Published 17 February 2015Guidance literature

The purpose of this EPN is to advise employers of the annual deadline
for buying added pension in the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS)
pension arrangements for 2014-2015. Employers are also advised to

Published 13 February 2015Circulars

The purpose of this EPN is to advise employers of the annual deadline
for buying added pension in the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS)
Pension Arrangements for 2014-2015. Employers are also advised to

Published 13 February 2015Circulars

If you are a member of the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS) pension arrangements you may choose to buy added pension to top up your pension benefits. You can buy added pension by making monthly contributions from your pay and/or by paying in a lump sum.

Published 13 February 2015Circulars

The purpose of this EPN is to inform employers of revised pension text for inclusion in letters of appointment for staff appointed on or after 1 April 2015,

Published 12 February 2015Circulars

The purpose of this EPN is to inform employers of revised pension text for inclusion in letters of appointment for staff appointed on or after 1 April 2015 which is the date on which the alpha pension scheme will be introduced and inform employers of change

Published 12 February 2015Circulars

The Public Service Pensions (Valuations and Employer Cost Cap) (Amendment) Directions (Northern Ireland) 2015 amend Direction 45 and Schedules 1 (Connected Schemes) and 3 (Preliminary Valuations) of the Public Service Pensions (Valuations and Employer Cost Cap) Directions (Nor

Published 12 February 2015Consultation reports

This document signposts you to sources of information and advice relating to career choices, finances, further education etc, for staff considering applying under the voluntary exit scheme.

Published 10 February 2015Guidance literature

This section provides a link to the general rules of the civil service compensation scheme relating to voluntary exit.

Published 10 February 2015Guidance literature

In 2014 the European Commission published public procurement directives with the aim of simplifying the rules and procedures for public sector tender competitions across Europe. 

 

Published 10 February 2015Guidance literature

The purpose of this EPN is to inform employers that the next Employer Group meeting is scheduled for 10.00am on Thursday 26 February in the large conference room, Royston House, Upper Queen Street, Belfast.
 

Published 10 February 2015Circulars

This policy screening form relates to the Public Service Pensions (Valuations and Employer Cost Cap) (Amendment) Directions (Northern Ireland) 2015.

Published 09 February 2015Impact assessments

The page contains the annual Members Contributory Pension Fund accounts and Assembly Contributory Pension Fund accounts. 

Published 06 February 2015Guidance literature

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