Employer Learning

Introducing our brand new employer training webinars!

Why not make the most of your remote working by learning bite-sized?

We have refreshed our employer training material and are now offering bite-sized sessions by webinar. These two hour presentations cover a wide range of Civil Service Pension Scheme (CSPS) topics and are designed for anyone involved with the CSPS as part of their professional role, whether in HR, payroll, finance or recruitment.

If you would like to mix and match any of the topics covered in our webinars then please contact our training team who may be able to arrange a bespoke webinar presentation, tailored specifically to your needs.

Webinars

Ill health, Injury Benefits & Death benefits

In this two hour webinar, you’ll learn about two valuable aspects of the scheme – ill health retirement and death benefits – as well as the complex world of Injury Benefits. This course will prepare you for dealing with the sensitive subjects of ill health, injuries and death, whilst adhering to scheme rules and regulations.

ABS, boosting benefits & tax

This two hour webinar will help to improve your knowledge of Annual Benefit Statements (ABS), the top up options available to members and the tax limits applicable to pensions such as the Annual Allowance (AA) and the Life Time Allowance (LTA).

Schemes, retirement & leaving the scheme

In this two hour webinar, you’ll learn about the various retirement options available to members. We’ll look at age retirement, early retirement, partial retirement and even late retirement. This webinar will give you a thorough understanding of your responsibilities as an employer when a member retires or leaves the scheme.

Data and interface

Our two hour webinar is designed for anyone who is involved in maintaining member data and providing the monthly interface to the scheme administrator. You’ll leave this session with an increased appreciation of the importance of correct data and with knowledge of your regulatory responsibilities as an employer.

Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS)

This two hour webinar is designed for anyone who may be involved in running an exit scheme. You’ll leave the session with a good understanding of your responsibilities as the employer, the exit options available and with the knowledge required to answer complex redundancy queries from members.

Courses

Employer sessions provide employers with the information they need in order to meet their scheme obligations.  These sessions can be run directly at an employer premises (please contact us on 01903 835717 for more detail) or to book on an open course as an individual delegate, please select the course you require.

If you are interested in one of our courses that are currently 'not scheduled', please contact our Training team at training@mycsp.co.uk

Alternatively, if you would like to book a course for a group of your employees, you can do so in the Member Learning section.

Day 1 – Introduction – Know the basics

Day 1 of our employer training course is designed to give you a detailed overview of the Civil Service Pension Schemes (CSPS). You’ll look at how the scheme is funded, how the benefits are calculated, the various top up and retirement options available to members and where your involvement fits into the running of the schemes. ‘Introduction – Know the basics’ is the perfect place to start to lay the foundations of your pension scheme knowledge.

Day 2 – Intermediate – Expand your knowledge

Day 2 of our employer training course is designed for employers who want a more in depth level of Civil Service Pension Scheme (CSPS) knowledge. You’ll learn about the various retirement options available in thorough detail, the death benefits offered from the CSPS and the impact that divorce can have on pension benefits. You’ll look at the specific forms and processes involved in the scheme. If you’re looking to expand your current knowledge whilst honing in on the finer details then ‘Intermediate – Expand your knowledge’ is the course for you.

Day 3 – Advanced – Master your subject

Day 3 of our employer training course is designed for employers who want to challenge themselves by tackling the most technically advanced aspects of the Civil Service Pension Scheme (CSPS). From Injury Benefits to Data & Interface and the Civil Service Compensation scheme (CSCS), you’ll acquire an expert level of knowledge. If you want to become a pension pro then ‘Advanced – Master your subject’ is waiting for you.

Data and Interface

The Data and interface course is designed for anyone who is likely to give support in maintaining member data and providing the monthly interface to MyCSP. This very useful course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to update and provide the monthly member data interface to MyCSP within the required timescales. 

Employer Pension Savings Statement Awareness

This is a free session to provide information about Annual Benefit Statements (ABS) and Pension Savings Statements (PSS).  It explains the key aspects of ABS and some of the most common member queries.  It will also explain what employers need to do when providing and funding both group and one to one tax support sessions for Civil Service employees who have received a PSS.

CSCS Employer Awareness

The Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS) Awareness course covers the responsibilities of the employer when managing early exits and redundancies, including the communications process and the benefits that are offered to members.