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Teachers' Circulars 2016
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  Link   Circular 2016/11: Issued on 10 October 2016
The purpose of this circular is to: Inform Employers of a new Employers Interactive guide available on the SPPA Website and inform Employers and Members of four new information videos and two new quick guides on the SPPA Website.
  Link   Circular 2016/09: Issued on 5 August 2016
The purpose of this circular is to advise employers about:
• the new opt out form and
• changes to data submission following the implementation of Auto Re-Enrolment
  Link   Circular 2016/10: Issued on 6 September 2016
The purpose of this circular is to update employers on plans for publishing 2016 Annual Benefit Statements for active scheme members via MyPension - Online Member Services
  Link   Circular 2016/08: Issued on 22 July 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• inform employers of our plans for issuing 2016 Annual Benefit Statements.
  Link   Circular 2016/07 Issued 30 March 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• highlight the timescales for submission of summer retiral applications
• clarify process for late applications
• confirm the information required
• highlight facility for accepting electronic submission of applications
• direct requests for benefit estimates to My Pension online service
  Link   Circular 2016/06 Issued 14 March 2016
The purpose of this circular is provide clarification on contributions and pension reporting when a member is on unauthorised leave.
  Link   Circular 2016/05: Annex B
Annex B to Circular 2016/05
  Link   Circular 2016/05: Issued on 14 March 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• request annual return data for 2015-16
• confirm deadlines and HMRC charges
• provide awareness of Employer Data Management (EDM) system
• provide information on disclosure of salary and pension information
• Annex A – common data issues
• Annex B – STPS03 Annual Return guidance
  Link   Circular 2016/05: Annex A
Annex A to Circular 2016/05
  Link   Circular 2016/04: Issued on 4 March 2016
The purpose of this circular is to:
• Highlight changes to the State Pension and the end of contracting out;
• Indexation of Guaranteed Minimum Pension.
  Link   Circular 2016/03: Issued on 18 February 2016
The purpose of this circular is to highlight changes to the Lifetime Allowance, advise members about protection and to highlight changes to the Annual Allowance.
  Link   Circular 2016/02: Issued on 15 February 2016
The purpose of this circular is to confirm that there will be no inflationary increase to pensions in payment for 2016/17, and to advise the rate that will be used for the 2015/16 annual revaluation of CARE benefits
  Link   Circular 2016/01: Issued on 20 January 2016
The purpose of this circular is to provide information about the Employers Data Management web portal and to provide information about New Starter Requirements

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