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NHS Circulars 2017
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  Link   Circular 2017/07: Issued on 20 April 2017
The purpose of this circular is to advise employers of a change to the scheme in respect of nominated non-legal partners and request that they bring the change to the attention of scheme members.
  Link   Circular 2017/06: Issued on 11 April 2017
The purpose of this circular is to:
• Notify employers of the change in provision of Medical Advisory Services for SPPA
• Advise employers on a change to required authorisation of form AW8/MED - the medical report form completed in support of a member’s application for ill-health retirement.
  Link   Circular 2017/05: Issued on 7 April 2017
The purpose of this circular is to:
• Advise Employers of changes to the scheme regulations and request that they bring the changes to the attention of scheme members.
• Advise on the issue of a new Medical School Direction and Determination
  Link   Circular 2017/04: Issued on 22 March 2017
The purpose of this circular is to:
• request annual return data for 2016-17
• confirm deadlines and HMRC penalties
• inform employers about the new dedicated online Annual Returns area
• advise the correct method of data submission
• indicate the schedule of relevant dates
  Link   Circular 2017/03: Issued on 15 March 2017
The purpose of this circular is to provide information on the disclosure of salary and pension information.
  Link   Circular 2017/02: Issued on 08 March 2017
The purpose of this circular is to:
Confirm that, in common with other public sector pension schemes, there will be a 1% increase in the value of NHS pensions in payment (or deferred pensions) for the year 2017/18.
Advise that the rate to be used for the annual revaluation of benefits accrued in the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme (Scotland) by active members is 2.5%
  Link   Circular 2017/01: Issued on 23 February 2017
The purpose of this circular is to notify employers of the employee contribution pay bandings to be used for 2017/2018.

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