Understanding the Local Government Pensions Scheme (LGPS) and the and Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) administration cannot be underestimated.
Whilst the responsibility of pension administration lies with you as the employer, the administrative burden can be delegated to Strictly Education.
Our TPS and LGPS Pensions Administration service ensures your school or academy trust meets monthly deadlines set by the funds including producing monthly pensions report and uploading to Teachers Pensions portal.
Where the Local Government Pension Fund gives us access to the portal, we also produce and provide all monthly and annual pension returns, as well as completing starter and leaver forms and other administrative pension tasks.
The core elements of our Pensions service are as follows:
An outsourced payroll bureau service that takes the pressure off schools whilst saving time, improving accuracy and increasing efficiencies. The service provides expert compliance, access to technology, and data security.
Accurate and efficient pensions administration supported by qualified experts proficient in pensions administration, compliance and regulation to ensure your school is fully compliant.
Increase efficiency whilst reducing workload for HR and admin staff by giving your employees more control over updating their personal data, allowing you to focus your time on strategic management.
Insight-builder automates and streamlines absence management processes whilst reducing workload and increasing efficiency. Easily identify and monitor trends to inform strategic decision-making.
Improve compliance, efficiency and record-keeping by generating contracts and attaching them to individual staff records. Employee experience is improved whilst reducing workload on HR and administrative staff.
Improve communication between employees, managers, and HR staff by providing a centralised system for tracking and managing cases and facilitating communication between relevant parties.
Capture all the information required to produce your single central record and ensure that employee records are accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible for both HR staff and relevant authorities.
Simplify your record-keeping process, minimise risk, and increase compliance, efficiency, security, and hiring quality by effortlessly recording and uploading pre-employment check documents.
A centralised system for managing and reporting on equality data. Save precious time by automatically compiling reports and ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and policies.
Streamline applicant processing and ensure a positive candidate experience with a module that enables you to increase the quality of hires, reduce time-to-hire, improve onboarding, and enable data-driven recruitment decisions.
Fully configurable performance management enabling clear goal and objective setting. Improve performance and develop talent through increased accountability, improved communication, and data-driven decision-making.
Easily set and manage objectives linked to your employees’ personal learning accounts, enabling you to improve skills, develop talent and boost employee engagement and retention.
Achieve and remain compliant with LGPS administration. Letter Banding which includes the creation of required letters for each member of staff in the LGPS scheme.
Expert guidance and support throughout the auto-enrolment process and full access for employees to monitor and generate reports themselves at a time that suits them.
Remain compliant with National Fraud Initiative (NFI) reporting that saves time on administration, plus salary statements that meet requirements for annual Teaching Salary Statements.