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NHS Circulars 2018
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  Link   Circular 2018/06: Issued on 18 April 2018
The purpose of this circular is to Inform Employers of a new NHS Pension Calculator available on the SPPA Website
  Link   Circular 2018/05: Issued on 29 March 2018
The purpose of this circular is to:
• request annual return data for 2017-18
• confirm deadlines
• inform employers about the dedicated online Annual Returns area
• advise the correct method of data submission
• indicate the schedule of relevant dates
  Link   Circular 2018/04: Issued on 28 March 2018
The purpose of this circular is to note the arrangements for SPPA to provide pension information to employers for the 2017 – 18 Annual Reports and Accounts
  Link   Circular 2018/03: Issued on 23 February 2018
The purpose of this circular is to:
• Confirm that, in common with other public sector pension schemes, there will be a 3% increase in the value of NHS pensions in payment (or deferred pensions) from 9 April 2018
• 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 4.5%.
  Link   Circular 2018/02: Issued on 14 February 2018
The purpose of this circular is to advise Employers of the employee contribution pay bandings for 2018/2019
Key information in this circular:
• Employee contribution pay bandings to be applied for 2018/2019
• The bandings are to be applied for both the old scheme (1995 and 2008 sections) and 2015 CARE scheme members
• Guidance on applying employee contributions
  Link   Circular 2018/01: Issued on 8 February 2018
The purpose of this circular is to inform the NHS service how overpayments resulting from the Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) reconciliation exercise will be managed.

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