National Occupational Standards for Pensions

The NOS for Pension Scheme Administration include coverage of receiving and processing new member records, processing pension scheme early leaver notifications, and quoting on defined benefit and defined contribution pension scheme retirement benefits. They are an essential resource, and all practitioners are encouraged to get involved in the review of them.


Background information

The Department for Work and Pensions have reported that, whilst in 1909 half a million people over the age of 70 got a pension, the number now is over 12 million people, with more than 700,000 people reaching State Pension age in 2009 alone. By 2050, we can expect 250,000 new centenarians each year.

To support this essential and diverse sector of the industry we have developed NOS for Pensions, which can be downloaded below, in the following areas:


Further information

For further information about these NOS or the review project, please contact the NOS team by emailing [email protected] or calling 0845 618 2379.




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