Information about the contribution rates payable towards the NHS Pension Scheme with effect from 1 April 2015.
Employee contribution rates
From 1 April 2015 the employee contribution rate in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be as for year 2014/15 except for an adjustment to the tier 4/5 boundary.
More information on the tiers in England and Wales
More information on the tiers in Northern Ireland (page 38)
From 1 April 2015 the employee contribution rate in Scotland will increase.
More information on the tiers in Scotland
Employer contribution rates
From 1 April 2015 the employer contribution rates will be as follows:
- Scotland: 14.9%
- Northern Ireland: 16.3%
From 1 April 2017 the employer contribution rates in England and Wales will be as follows:
- England and Wales: 14.38%
GP locums working in England and Wales will need to ensure that the NHS pension scheme employer contribution paid to them by the practice increases from 14.3% of their pensionable earnings (90% of the fee) to 14.38%