Latest countdown bulletin published

26 February 2018

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

The countdown bulletin provides an update on the correct guidelines to follow for any termination or transfer notices; any that are received and don’t follow the correct guidelines won’t be actioned/processed.

For full details see countdown bulletin 32, which also includes updates on:

  • Contributions Equivalent Premium (CEP) or Limited Revaluation Premium (LRP) refunds due to post 5 April 2016 Transfers

  • Matched members not showing on SRS refreshed output

  • Secondary type 5 queries

  • Data limit for query templates sent for an automated solution.


Previous editions of the countdown bulletin are available on GOV.UK.