Government Departments: Payroll Services

House of Lords written question – answered on 25th February 2014.

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Photo of Lord Kennedy of Southwark Lord Kennedy of Southwark Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government which organisations the Ministry of Justice allows to receive payments by the use of payroll deduction facilities.

Photo of Lord Faulks Lord Faulks The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice and its agencies (Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS), Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), Legal Aid Agency (LAA) and National Offender Management

Service (NOMS) allow a total of 121 organisations to receive payments by use of payroll deduction facilities. These organisations include those which administer Payroll Giving (give as you earn), recognised Charities and Additional Voluntary Contribution Schemes (pension). These also include Childcare Voucher providers such as Fideliti, the contracted supplier for the department's salary sacrifice scheme, a number of benevolent funds and healthcare insurance providers including Benenden and Civil Service Healthcare and Trade Unions.

MoJ and its agencies do not incur additional cost for the administration of payments through payroll deductions made on behalf of the organisations listed below. This service is part of the overall payroll service contracts.

The full list of names of organisations which the Ministry and its agencies currently allowed to receive payments is set out in the table below:

MoJ (excluding NOMS) NOMS
HMRC Unite the Union
Fideliti - Childcare vouchers Affinity Select Insurance (HLI)
Attachment of Earning - Council Tax, Child Support, Fines Affinity Select Insurance (ASSS)
Pension - Standard Life Health Shield (BHCA)
Pension - Scottish Widows Benenden Health
Pension - Scottish Equitable Birmingham Hospital (paid via BHCA Services)
Pension - Prudential The Charity for Civil Servants
Pension - NHS Civil Service Club
Pension - Judicial Pension Civil Service Sports Council
Pension - ETS Judicial Pension Frankland Prison Gym
MoJ (excluding NOMS) NOMS
Pension - Equitable Life POIS Insurance (formerly Family Assurance Friendly)
Pension - AMP Corperate Pension Forester Health
Pension - PCSPS GMB Union
Direct Earning Attachments Glen Parva Fitness Club
Pension - Parliamentary Contributions Home Office Sports & Social
Accident Insurance Health Scheme Hull (paid via BHCA Services)
ACE Insurance Healthsure (part of Simply Health)
Benenden Healthcare Engage Mutual Insurance
Birmingham Hospital Savings Fund Hospital Saturday Fund
Bolton & District Hospital Saturday Fund Simply Health (formerly H S A)
British Health Care Assoc Simply Health (formerly H S A)
BUPA Prospect Union
Busy Bees - Childcare Immigration Service Union
Cash Box Credit Union Ltd Leeds Hospital Fund (part of Simply Health)
Charitable Giving * Medicash (paid via BHCA Services)
Civil Service Club Forester Cash Plan
Colliton Club PCS Union
Commercial Union Assurance Prison Service Leisure Association
Credit Union Portland Fitness Gym
Civil Service Healthcare Premier Health (paid via BHCA Services
Civil Service Sports Council Police Credit Union
CSO Sports and Social Sovereign Health (paid via BHCA Services)
CSSC Sports and Leisure Club Sovereign Health (paid via BHCA Services)
Department for Education and Science Sports Friends Life (formerly AXA Sunlife)
Diplomatic Service Assn TGWU Union
Department of Education Recreational Association UCATT Union
DTC Wakefield Health & Fitness Gym
First Division Association Welsh Hospital (paid via BHCA Services
Foresters Health Care Westfield Health (paid via BHCA Services)
Gala Subs Wetherby Fitness Club
Healthsure Group Manchester
Home Owners Fund
Hospital Saturday Fund
MoJ (excluding NOMS) NOMS
Humbers Cont Health Scheme (Hull)
Ind Ortho Manor HO Hosp
Leeds Hospital Fund
Manchester & Salford Hospital Saturday Fund
Mercia Health
Merseyside Health Benefit Club
NAW Sports & Social Club
PO Assurance Ltd
Premier Health Scheme
Private Medical Insurance
Public & Commercial Services Union
Scottish Benevolent Fund
Simply health Crown Plan
Sodexho Pass (Childcare Vouchers)
Sov Health Care Health Plan
Sun Life Assurance Co
The Charity for Civil Servants
UK CS Benefit Soc
UK Temp & Gen Provident Inst
UNUM Accident Insurance
Welsh Health Authority
Welsh Hospitals
Westfield Health Scheme
WO Health & Fitness Centre

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