Latest countdown bulletin published

25 July 2017

These bulletins provide guidance and updates to pension scheme administrators about the ending of contracting-out - part of the new State Pension which was brought in on 6 April 2016.

The countdown bulletins are produced by the National Insurance Services to Pensions Industry (NISPI).

Countdown bulletin 25 includes updates on:

  • Changes to DWP legislation regarding late payments of CEP 

  • Paying State Scheme Premiums liabilities via Bacs

  • Scheme reconciliation and active member queries

  • Automation of SRS queries

  • SRS to late expressions of interest

  • Scheme reconciliation re-runs requests

  • Scheme cessation update