GP PENSIONS TOOLKIT

 

mEDECONOMICS PENSIONS ARTICLES

GPs' seniority payments deciphered

GPs' seniority payments deciphered External website

05 September 2012

Ensuring you are being paid the right seniority income requires some sleuthing.

 
 
Tax nuggets - GPs' pensions annual allowance

Tax nuggets - GPs' pensions annual allowance External website

16 May 2012

Russell Finn explains how to work out if you are above or below the annual allowance limit.

 
 
Would you be better off outside the NHS pensions scheme?

Would you be better off outside the NHS pensions scheme? External website

09 May 2012

Weigh up private sector options before deciding to stay in or leave the NHSPS. By Stephen Caps

 
 
Pensions - How to count down to your retirement

Pensions - How to count down to your retirement External website

07 March 2012

Phil Mileham advises planning ahead in stages and starting this well before the year you will retire.

 
 
Changes to pension lifetime allowance explained

Changes to pension lifetime allowance explained External website

15 February 2012

Phil Mileham explains how GPs can protect their pensions ahead of the reduction of the lifetime allowance to £1.5m from £1.8m in April.

 
 
Pensions - 24-hour retirement explained

Pensions - 24-hour retirement explained External website

01 February 2012

There are perils to avoid for GPs returning to work after taking their NHS pension. By Dr Tony Grewal

 
 
How changes to the NHS Pension Scheme will affect GPs

How changes to the NHS Pension Scheme will affect GPs External website

10 November 2011

Stephen Caps on the implications for your NHS pension benefits and the timing of your retirement.

 
 
 

GP PENSIONS TIMELINE

ASK THE EXPERTS

Our pensions experts can answer your questions. Click on the experts' profiles to ask a financial question.

 

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Ask the experts: What ill-health retirement benefits are due to a GP principal who has had to resign due to long-term health problems? Kevin Quinn explains that the level of benefits paid out depends on whether a GP applied before, or after, their last day of pensionable service.

Ask the experts: Can a GP be forced to retire at a date more convenient for the practice, or when they choose? Jenny Stone explains how practices can get around the problem of a partner retiring just after the accounting year-end.

Ask the experts: When is the best time to retire without any actuarial reduction? Kevin Quinn outlines when early retirement factors apply to both main scheme and added years benefits.

Ask the experts: What happens to superannuation contributions for a GP working under the 24-hour retirement rule? Jenny Stone explains how a partner taking 24-hour retirement and not making superannuation contributions can take higher drawings.

Taking 24-hour retirement Kevin Quinn explains restrictions on hours worked under '24-hour retirement' rules

Ask the experts: Cost to practices of locum superannuation change Jenny Stone explains how changes to locum superannuation payments, which will be introduced as part of the government's plans for the GMS contract, will affect practices.

GP PENSION RESOURCES

NHS Pensions proposals: the facts

NHS Pensions proposals: the facts External website

24 February 2012

A DH factsheet explaining the government's proposals for a 2015 NHS pension scheme.

 
 

NHS Pension Scheme increased contributions calculator for 2012/13 External website

08 February 2012

The DH has developed a calculator to allow NHS workers to see how changes to contribution rates from 2012/13 will affect them.

 
 

Additional Information

 
 

Latest jobs Jobs web feed

More General Practice Jobs