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Joint Council Promulgates Changes to Pension Contributions

The Joint Council for the Building and Civil Engineering Industry (Northern Ireland) has today decided to promulgate changes to pension contributions effective from 5 December 2016.

The Promulgation Notice confirms that both employer and employee contributions to Enhance Construction Pension Scheme Northern Ireland will increase by 1% to 4% and 5% respectively. It has also been agreed that were an employee does not make pension contributions the employer will not be required to pay contributions. The requirement for employers to continue to provide death benefit will remain in place.