Single Scheme Training Resources – Video Library


The Single Scheme Project Team will be engaged in the development and delivery of Single Scheme training videos covering key areas of Scheme administration. These video resources will be published to this webpage on an ongoing basis.

Important: The content provided in the training videos should not be viewed in isolation and should be considered along with the suite of other administration supports and resources available in the Employers area of our website, in particular, our Employer Toolkits and Administrator FAQ document. Our Toolkit resources can be accessed here and the Administrator FAQ here.

 

Recruitment – Pension Scheme Membership Assignment


Context: This training video focuses primarily on the Applicant Declaration Form template available in our Recruitment Toolkit. It also references the other Employer resources available on our website as well as the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 referred to as the “2012 Act” throughout the video.

Purpose: The purpose of this video is to provide Administrators with an overview of the information needed at the recruitment and onboarding stage in order to make the right decision on which pension scheme to assign a new recruit to a pensionable post into. The video is complemented by a table linking to other important resources on this website that Administrators may wish to refer to for further guidance.


Further Resources
1. Applicant Declaration Form
2. Recruitment Toolkit
3. Administrator FAQ
4. Circulars and Legislation

 

 

 

Annual Administration Activities


Context: This training video focuses primarily on the legal requirement on Relevant Authorities to issue Annual Benefit Statements to members of the Single Scheme. It also covers, briefly, some other key annual administration activities that are required to be carried out by public service bodies – the Pensioner Declaration Exercise and DPER’s annual survey of Single Scheme membership. The video references the Employer resources available on our website including the suggested Annual Benefit Statement template available in our Annual Administration Activities toolkit. It also points to relevant provisions set out in the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 referred to as the “2012 Act” throughout the video.

Purpose: The purpose of this video is to provide Administrators with information on the requirement to issue Annual Benefit Statements and focuses on the suggested Annual Benefit Statement template available in the Employers area of our website in the Annual Administration Activities toolkit. It provides details on completing the various parts of our suggested annual benefit statement template. The video will also provide information on the Pensioner Declaration Exercise and DPER’s annual survey of Single Scheme membership. The video is complemented by a table linking to other important resources on this website that Administrators may wish to refer to for further guidance.


Further Resources
1. Annual Benefit Statement
2. Annual Administration Activities Toolkit
3. Administrator FAQ
4. Circulars and Legislation

 

 

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