Countdown bulletin 35 – June 2018

02 July 2018

This publication provides important guidance and information to pension scheme administrators about the end of contracting-out, which although came to an end in April 2016 schemes are still submitting termination and transfer notices with end dates on or after 6 April 2016.

These bulletins provide important updates for pension scheme administrators to enable them to make sure all individual’s contracted out pension rights are secured correctly.

Countdown bulletin 35 contains updates on:

  • Scheme Cessation guidance for Pension Scheme Administrators (PSAs)

  • The new automated solution for 2R local authority schemes liability part period

  • The new automated solution for a change of Responsible Paying Authority (RPA)

  • Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) checker

Previous editions of the Countdown Bulletin are also available on GOV.UK.