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What is Compendia?

8.1.1 Compendia is the pension administration software used by the Scheme Administrator (MyCSP) to administer the Civil Service Pensions (CSP) arrangements.

8.1.2 Compendia is used to administer classic, classic plus, premium, nuvos and alpha. It is also used to administer the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS), the Civil Service Injury Benefit Scheme (CSIBS) and Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC), such as added pension.

8.1.3 The software has an associated database that is designed to hold information on employees, including:

  • personal information such as date of birth, address and death benefit nominees;
  • pensionable earnings, contributions and other salary related histories; and
  • service history (including service in other organisations covered by the CSP arrangements and transfers in from other pension schemes).

8.1.4 Compendia deals with all processes through a series of workflows. These set out all the individual administrative tasks needed for every area of scheme administration including, but not restricted to, the calculation of scheme benefits and the production of Annual Benefit Statements (ABS).


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