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Free Webinars for NHS Employees

Welcome to our free to register employment services webinars, designed to give NHS employees key information on a range of hot topics, saving them time contacting our helpdesk. NHS Shared Business Services have scheduled these webinars to help employees and employers understand key payroll and pension topics.

It's easy to book and participate!

Our webinars can run with a large number of attendees, so we have made it easy for you to book onto your chosen date with subjects running each month throughout 2020.

You can register for the webinar here and watch on your own device or on a large screen display should you want to participate together with a colleague or team.

We receive great feedback from NHS staff for our webinars so please let your colleagues and staff know that these are available for them to join by registering here.

Click on the date in the schedule tables below to book your place on our free webinars.

 

Which webinar should I attend?

Payroll webinars

Understanding Your Agenda for Change (AfC) Payslip - Suitable for newer employees to the NHS, this webinar is designed to give you an overview on how to read your NHS AfC payslip. This will cover the following:

  • Explanation of your pay, allowances & deductions
  • Differences between this pay period & year to date balance
  • Explanation of the abbreviations
  • Payslips in the MySBSPay App

 

How to Raise a Payroll and Pensions Query Through the NHS SBS Portal - An introduction to our self-service portal, this will cover the following:

  • How to register, set your log in details & change your password
  • Signing in & viewing your profile
  • Using the knowledge articles to find information
  • How to create a case for yourself
  • How to view a case & add comments

 

Tax (PAYE) Explained - This webinar provides a basic overview of how tax is calculated via the PAYE (pay as you earn) scheme in England, this will cover the following:

  • Understanding your tax code & tax allowance
  • The current tax thresholds
  • How tax is calculated
  • Different tax codes
  • P60, P45, P11d forms

 

National Insurance Explained - This webinar is designed to give a basic overview of how National Insurance (NI) is calculated, this will cover the following:

  • Who Pays NI?
  • Current NI categories
  • Current NI thresholds
  • How NI is calculated
  • Basic NI aggregation for two or more posts with the same employer

 

Understanding Your Maternity or Adoption Pay - This webinar is aimed at employees looking to start a family and find out about the maternity or adoption entitlement, this will cover the following:

  • Statutory maternity or adoption pay and eligibility
  • Occupational maternity or adoption pay and eligibility
  • Calculating average weekly earnings
  • Maternity or adoption leave
  • Keeping in touch days
  • Your NHS pensions contributions whilst on leave

 

Shared Parental Leave and Pay Explained - This webinar is aimed at employees looking to start a family and interested in find out how the can share the leave and pay with their partner. This will cover the following:

  • Statutory shared parental pay
  • Occupational shared parental pay and how this is shared depending on which partner works for the NHS
  • Shared parental leave
  • Shared parental in touch days
  • Eligibility and notice periods
  • How leave and pay can be split - scenarios

 

If you are interested in Shared Parental, we suggest attending the Maternity & Adoption webinar first to understand all your options.

 

Sickness and Absence Pay Explained - This webinar provides an overview of the sickness entitlement for NHS staff and will cover the following:

  • Statutory sick pay
  • Occupational sick pay
  • AFC Absence

 

The payroll webinars run once a month, with dates scheduled throughout 2021. We are offer two dates per month; one at 10am and one at 5pm. Please click on the dates below to select your subject, date and register:

Webinar TopicApril 2021May 2021June 2021
Understand Your AfC PayslipMonday 12th - 10amWednesday 5th - 6pmTuesday 1st - 6pm
Friday 23rd - 6pmThursday 20th - 10amFriday 18th - 10am
How to Raise a Payroll and Pensions Query Through the NHS SBS PortalTuesday 6th - 10amFriday 7th - 10amMonday 7th - 10am
Monday 19th - 6pmMonday 24th - 6pmThursday 24th - 6pm
Tax (PAYE) ExplainedWednesday 14th - 10amTuesday 11th - 10amTuesday 8th - 6pm
Monday 26th - 6pmWednesday 19th - 6pmWednesday 23rd - 10am
National Insurance ExplainedThursday 15th - 10amThursday 13th - 6pmThursday 10th - 10am
Wednesday 28th - 6pmThursday 27th - 10amMonday 28th - 6pm
Understanding Your Maternity or Adoption PayThursday 8th - 10amThursday 6th - 10amThursday 3rd - 10am
Wednesday 21st - 6pmTuesday 18th - 6pmTuesday 15th - 6pm
Shared Parental Leave and Pay ExplainedTuesday 13th - 6pmMonday 10th - 10amFriday 4th - 10am
Tuesday 20th - 10amWednesday 26th - 6pmThursday 17th - 6pm
Sickness and Absence Pay ExplainedFriday 16th - 6pmWednesday 12th - 6pmMonday 21st - 6pm
Thursday 29th - 10amTuesday 25th - 10amTuesday 29th - 10am

 

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Pension webinars

NHS Pension Scheme Pre-Retirement - The process of retiring and claiming benefits from the NHS Pension Scheme and when to submit a retirement application.

This will cover the following:

  • 1995/2008 and 2015 Schemes
  • How are pensions benefits calculated
  • Normal and early retirement
  • Applying for pension benefits
  • Working after retirement

 

Introduction to the NHS Pension Scheme Webinar for New Starters This is targeted at new starters to the organisation but can also be used for any employees who are members of the 2015 scheme and would like a brief overview or refresher on how the scheme works. This will cover the following:

  • Checking payslips, what payments are pensionable and contributions rates
  • How 2015 scheme pensions benefits are calculated
  • Opting out, refunds and transfers
  • Types of retirement
  • Ill health and life assurance benefits
  • Increasing pensions benefits

 

The pension webinars run once a month and we have dates scheduled through to 2021. Please click on this link to select your subject, date and register:

Webinar TopicApril
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
August
2021
September
2021
Pre-Retirement Webinar

Friday 16th - 2-3.30am

Tuesday 11th - 6-7.30pm

Wednesday 9th - 10-11.30am

Thursday 15th - 2-3.30am

Tuesday 10th - 6-7.30pm

Wednesday 8th - 10-11.30am

Introduction to the NHS Pension Scheme Webinar

Friday 9th - 2 -3.30pm

Tuesday 4th - 3:30 -5pm

Wednesday 2nd - 10-11.30am

Thursday 8th - 2-3.30pm

Tuesday 3rd - 3:30 -5pm

Wednesday 1st - 10-11.30am

 

Joining the webinar

After registering for the chosen date, a confirmation email containing joining instructions will be sent.

Before joining, can you please ensure IT systems have been checked to avoid any connectivity issues before the webinar starts.

You can test your IT equipment is compatible by visiting the following link:
https://support.logmeininc.com/gotowebinar/system-check-attendee
There will be a choice between sound being available through a PC or laptop or via a telephone line.

Please note, if you are experiencing issues loading the page to register for one of our webinars using Internet Explorer, please try using another browser such as Firefox or Google Chrome.

 

Contact us

If you have any queries regarding the webinars then please get in touch with us by emailing:

Payroll webinars: sbs-s.training@nhs.net

Pension Webinars: sbs-s.pensions@nhs.net

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