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BDA advice provides a general overview of the main elements of the NHS Pension Scheme in relation to dentists in general dental practice and dentists working in the salaried services within a hospital, community or salaried general dental service setting. It also provides information on employee pension arrangements.


BDA advice

Starting out 

Through your career


Other information


NHS Pensions a quick guide

NHS pensions in the General Dental Services – the 1995 and 2008 sections

NHS pensions in the salaried services – the 1995 and 2008 sections

NHS pensions – the 2015 Scheme

FAQs on Social Enterprise schemes


Employing staff - for information on automatic enrolment for employees

Pensions - Annual limits

Exernal resourcesArmed forces and reserve forces pensions schemes
Universities superannuation scheme
Expert Solutions templatesPensions auto-enrolment for staff (template letter)

See Expert Solutions for more templates

BDJ InPractice

​Pension fund freedom to access - Mar 15

Pensions – changes to tax relief – Mar 13

Pensions – employee auto-enrolment – Apr 14

Pensions – employee auto-enrolment – Mar 15

Pensions – lifetime allowance changes – Jul 15

Pensions – new NHS Scheme – Apr 15

Pensions – NHS changes – Apr 13

Pensions – paperwork update – Mar 14
BDA Events​​Training essentials courses for the dental team, including:
Employment law
iLearn webcasts – a selection of sessions filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition
One-to-one advice

​Extra and Expert members have access to unlimited one-to-one advice via phone or email from our experienced dental advisers.
Call Joanne McKeown on 020 7563 6897


Selecting an auto-enrolment package

Lloyd & Whyte on ​01823 250750