earnings-related

earnings-related
ADJ: usu ADJ n
An earnings-related payment or benefit provides higher or lower payments according to the amount a person was earning while working. [BRIT]

...the Government's State Earnings Related Pension Scheme.


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  • earnings-related — adjective connected with the amount of money that you earn: an earnings related pension scheme …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • earnings-related contributions — /ˌɜ:nɪŋz rɪˌleɪtɪd ˌkɒntrɪ bju:ʃ(ə)nz/ plural noun contributions to social security which rise as the worker’s earnings rise …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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  • State Earnings-Related Pension Scheme — ( SERPS) A top up pension scheme to boost the state basic pension. Employees can build up an entitlement to SERPs by paying National Insurance Contributions on part of their earnings. Financial Services Glossary SERPS was replaced by the State… …   Financial and business terms

  • state earnings-related pension scheme — (SERPS) United Kingdom An additional state pension based on the employee s national insurance contributions (NICs) and earnings. It ran from 6 April 1978 to 5 April 2002 when it was replaced by the …   Law dictionary

  • state earnings related pension scheme — Entitlement to SERPs is in addition to the basic pension and as its amount is dependent on the claimant s earnings since April 1978 on which employee National Insurance Contributions (NIC) have been paid. SERPs can be replaced by a contracted out …   Law dictionary

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