NHS Superannuation Changes – NHS pension scheme

Posted to GPnetworks by a locum GP

It seems that with the final dismantling of pcts, the mechanism for
involvement in the NHS pension scheme will change for GP locums from next
Currently, we pay the tiered employee contribution and the pct adds the
employer contribution.
The government proposal is that the employing practices will now be
responsible for the latter. The money for this will be added to the global

I am worried that practices will not be keen on this and won't like the
extra cost/administration involved.This may be a big cost for practices who
use locums a lot. It may be difficult for locums to remain competitive and
remain in pension scheme.

I am interested what other colleagues think...
Categorized as Discussion