COSR scheme
A salary-related pension scheme (salary-related scheme) that has contracted-out of the state state second pension (S2P). To qualify as COSR scheme, the scheme must satisfy prescribed requirements, set out in the Pension Schemes Act 1993. In particular, it must pay benefits that meet a certain minimum level. The contracting-out regime is supervised by National Insurance Services to Pensions Industry (NISPI).
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  • contracted-out salary-related scheme — (COSR scheme) A salary related pension scheme (salary related scheme) that has contracted out of the state state second pension (S2P). To qualify as COSR scheme, the scheme must satisfy prescribed requirements, set out in the Pensi …   Law dictionary

  • contracted-out salary related scheme — (COSR scheme) A salary related pension scheme (salary related scheme) that has contracted out of the state state second pension (S2P). To qualify as COS …   Law dictionary

  • contracted out salary related scheme — (COSR scheme) A salary related pension scheme (salary related scheme) that has contracted out of the state state second pension (S2P). To qualify as COS …   Law dictionary

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  • contracted-out employment — United Kingdom Employment which is contracted out of the state second pension (S2P) (formerly the state earnings related pension scheme (SERPS)). Members in contracted out employment forego their S2P or SERPS pensions and instead are provided… …   Law dictionary

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