Central government outsourcing contract—template pensions schedule
Central government outsourcing contract—template pensions schedule

The following Pensions guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Central government outsourcing contract—template pensions schedule
  • Appendix 1
  • List of Relevant Employees

Produced in partnership with Ginevra Gatrell of Gunnercooke LLP

  1. 1

    Interpretation

    1. 1.1

      The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in this Schedule:

    2. Broadly Comparable Pension Scheme

      1. a pension scheme formally certified by the Government Actuary’s Department as broadly comparable to the relevant Public Sector Pension Scheme

      Customer’s Scheme

      1. the Public Sector Pension Scheme currently operated by the Customer in respect of the Relevant Employees

      Fair Deal Guidance

      1. HM Treasury Fair Deal for staff pensions—staff transfer from central government (October 2013)

      Onward Transfer Date

      1. the date of transfer of Onward Transferring Employees of the Supplier pursuant to TUPE 2006 on expiry (or earlier termination) of this [Outsourcing Contract]

      Onward Transferring Employees

      1. employees of the Supplier who on expiry (or earlier termination) of the [Outsourcing Contract] automatically transfer under TUPE 2006 to the Customer or another employer for the purpose of provision of the Services

      Public Sector Pension Scheme

      1. the [Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (Classic, Classic Plus, Premium or Nuvos, as relevant)/National Health Service Pension Scheme (1995/2008)/National Health Service Pension Scheme (2015)/Teachers’ Pension Scheme (Post-2015)/Teachers’ Pension Scheme (Pre-2015)]

      Relevant Employees

      1. [refer to employment definitions] [and as listed in Appendix 1 to this Schedule]

      Services

      1. means the [describe outsourced services]

      Sub-Contractor

      1. the