NHS Pensions Update

Target Audience

This course is aimed at Practice Managers or those responsible for the administration of the NHS pension scheme. It is ideal for both delegates new into post and as an annual refresher and update on scheme changes.

Maximum number of delegates is 18 and minimum to run course would be 10 delegates.


Managing NHS pension scheme.

Aims & Objectives

The objective of this one-day workshop is to give delegates an overview of the current scheme and any imminent changes. The workshop will be interactive and include opportunities for questions and discussions.

Programme Structure

This is either a half day or a full day course run annually in March depending on the number of changes to the scheme.  A full day is usually 9.30am to 4.30pm and a half day either 9:30am to 12:30pm or 1.30pm to 4.30pm.  

This course is led by Fairway (specialists in training, pensions & payroll)

Lunch (full day only) & refreshments are provided.

Programme Content

  • Welcome and Introductions and Objectives
  • Employers responsibilities under the ‘NHS Pension Scheme Employers Charter’
  • An overview of scheme documentation
  • Scheme joiners & leavers – disclosure of information
  • Day to day administration issues
  • The impact of auto-enrolment on NHS employers
  • The new 2015 scheme – arrangements beyond April 2015
  • Understanding the essentials of pensions online

Upcoming Courses

All courses for 2015 have now been delivered – please check back soon for 2016 dates