Further to Branch Secretary circular issued yesterday I am advising that NIPSA has lodged legal proceedings with the NICS seeking to halt the process due to lack of consultation as required under the Central Whitley provisions.

Further to earlier NIPSA communications I can advise NIPSA has received the following pay offer effective from 1 August 2018.  The offer is set out below:

I am writing to advise members on the actions taken to date.

As part of the 2017-18 NICS pay settlement it was agreed that there would be a review of Fixed Rate Allowances.  As members will recall allowances were up-rated by 1% with effect from 1 August 2018.

Civil Service Executive Committee Recommend Acceptance

As part of the 2017/18 NICS pay settlement it was agreed that there would be a review of Fixed Rate Allowances. As members will recall allowances were up-rated by 1% with effect from 1st August 2018.

Please find attached the revised Salary Bands and Percentage Contribution Rates for all members of the NICS Pension Schemes for the year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Alison Millar
General Secretary