7th August 2019

Independent Schools Series: Day Three – Changing Your Pension Scheme

Wednesday 6th November 2019

Navigator Employment Law Limited
Floor 3
1 – 4 Atholl Crescent

What will it cover?

This is the third in a series of workshops for the Independent Schools sector on potential staff cost savings. With employers’ pension contributions increasing dramatically this year, and with the next re-evaluation in 2023, this workshop will explain the high level process to follow if you are considering moving away from your current pension scheme.

This workshop will cover:

  • Current contractual status on your pension scheme (we ask that you bring along your current contract or pension procedure wording)
  • Establishing an effective collective consultation mechanism
  • Step-by-step timetable on each stage to follow
  • Draft staff communications
  • Common pitfalls

We will have a guest appearance by Vanessa Ingram – Pensions Law Consultant

What are the outcomes?

Attendees will walk away with:

  • Confidence in your current contractual pension status
  • Awareness of the legal requirements surrounding collective consultation
  • Enhanced knowledge of the steps to take to change your pension scheme
  • Examples of effective written staff communications
  • Knowledge to avoid the employment risks on varying this benefit

Who should attend?

This session is aimed at those that are responsible for the finances and/or the repercussions of varying staff terms and conditions. Take-aways include a free pay strategy template.

How long will the course be?

The workshop will be held in Navigator’s offices in Edinburgh commencing at 9:15am for a 9:30am start, and finishing at 12.30pm.

What will the cost be?

£120 plus VAT per delegate.

What are the future dates and topics?

Day 4 – Wednesday 4 December 2019 – Changing Your Pay Structure

Reserving a place

Because these workshop are interactive, numbers are limited and early booking is advisable. To book places, please e-mail Clare Lynch at or call her on 03330 433 931.

Alternatively, you can book your space using our new online shop found here.

7th August 2019