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Police Circulars 2016
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  Link   Circular 2016/010: Issued on 10 October 2016
The purpose of this circular is to: Inform Employers and Members of two new information videos on the SPPA Website and inform Employers and Members of two new quick guides available on the SPPA Website.
  Link   Circular 2016/08: Issued on 22 July 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• inform employers of our plans for issuing 2016 Annual Benefit Statements.
  Link   Circular 2016/09: Issued on 6 September 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
Inform employers that the vast majority of 2016 Annual Benefit Statements have been issued to active members of Scotland's Police Pension Scheme.
  Link   Circular 2016/07: Issued on 16th May 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• to submit Annual Return information.
• advise about Future Digital Services.
•provide a schedule of Communications.
•advise HMRCs charges for submission of late or incorrect data.
  Link   Circular 2016/06: Issued on 22nd March 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• Advise on the introduction of revised factors prepared by the Government Actuary’s Department for the purpose of calculating lump sums payable to retiring members under regulation B7 of the Police Pensions Regulations 1987. These factors should be applied to retiring members with effect from 18 March 2016.
• This updates the previous guidance dated 22 May 2014 which were outlined in Circular 5/2015.
  Link   Circular 2016/05: Issued 4th March 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• Highlight changes to the State Pension and the end of contracting out;
• Indexation of Guaranteed Minimum Pension.
  Link   Circular 2016/04: Issued on 1st March 2016
The purpose of this circular is to remind stakeholders that the principles within the Children and Families Act 2014 have been extended to Police Officers
  Link   Circular 2016/03: Issued on 17 February 2016
The purpose of this circular is to highlight changes to the Lifetime Allowance, advise members about protection and to highlight changes to the Annual Allowance.
  Link   Circular 2016/02: Issued on 13th February 2016
The purpose of this circular is to confirm that there will be no inflationary increase to pensions in payment for 2016/17, and to advise the rate that will be used for the 2015/16 annual revaluation of CARE benefits
  Link   Circular 2016/01: Issued on 12th February 2016
The purpose of this circular is to advise stakeholders of the making of the Police Pensions (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2016

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