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Independent Providers of health services: NHS membership for previously non-qualifying staff

The NHS Pension Scheme considers an employer an Independent Provider if it holds Standard, APMS, or local authority NHS contract. Since April 2014 IPs are able to apply to become an Employing Authority in the NHSPS.

LGPS pensions on outsourcing

Authorities letting out a contract have a statutory obligation under the Best Value Authorities Staff Transfers (Pensions) Direction 2007 to ensure that transferring employees are provided with rights to acquire pension benefits that are the same as, broadly comparable to, or better than those that they had before the transfer.

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