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West Midlands Pension Fund are pleased to present a series of webinars to help you and your staff carry out the day-to-day administration of the scheme.

Free to attend, the sessions will be useful both as a refresher for existing staff, or an introduction to processes for those that are new to Fund administration. If you would like to book on any of the sessions, just click the relevant date to be taken straight to the booking page. A link to the webinar will be sent to you in the Eventbrite confirmation email; please save this, otherwise you will not be able to access the webinar.

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The following sessions are on offer in 2021;

*Please note: all of our sessions now show processes in the new Employer Hub*

 

Producing Estimates in Employer Hub

Before you process any redundancy/business efficiency retirements, grant flexible retirements, or waive any actuarial reductions for members, we advise that an estimate is run through Employer Hub to establish any potential costs to the employer. This session will show you how do do just that.

Friday 16th July 2021, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

 

Understanding Pay and Service in the LGPS

Administrators who are new to the LGPS will find this session particularly useful, as it will cover exactly what pay information is needed by the Fund for your monthly submissions and leaver notifications.

We strongly recommend completing this session before joining any of our Hub S4 leaver notification sessions.

Wednesday 8th September 2021, 10.00 am to 11.30 am

 

Submission of Hub S4 Retirement Notifications

This course is suitable for new or existing users of the Fund's Employer Hub, whether you have never submitted a Hub S4 RB, or just need a refresher.

We strongly recommend attending our Pay and Service session (see above) before joining any of our Hub S4 leaver notification sessions.

Thursday 9th September 2021, 10.00 am to 11.30 am

 

Submission of Hub S4 Early Leaver Notifications (Deferments/Refunds)

This course is suitable for new or existing users of the Fund's Employer Hub, whether you have never submitted a Hub S4 EL, or just need a refresher.

We strongly recommend attending our Pay and Service session (see above) before joining any of our Hub S4 leaver notification sessions.

Friday 10th September 2021, 10:00 am to 11.30 am

 

Submission of the Monthly Data File in Employer Hub

This course is suitable for all users of the Fund's Employer Hub, whether you have never submitted a monthly data file before, or just need a refresher. You will receive a comprehensive demonstration of what data is required in your data file, how to use the file checker to rectify any errors in the file, and how to load your file through the Monthly Submission process in Employer Hub.

Friday 17th September 2021, 10.00 am to 11.30 am

 

Employer Discretions

The Local Government Pension Scheme regulations require employers who participate in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) to draw up and publish a discretions policy and to keep it under review. This session will give employers an overview about the discretions that should be included in a policy and give you the information that you need to help you formulate your own organisational discretionary policy.

Thursday 23rd September 2021, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

We also offer bespoke training sessions to employers if they have a number of staff that require training in any particular area (not necessarily one of those listed above). Please let us know on the email address below if this would be of interest to you.

 

If you are unsure which sessions would be suitable for you please call us on 0300 111 6516 or email WMPFEmployerLiaison2@wolverhampton.gov.uk.

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