• Very important updates regarding the schemes, payments, LF3 and capital grants – Please Read

    Posted on December 10, 2015 by in News Updates

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    CCS Expansion Deadline extended

    The deadline for CCCs community provider expansions registrations has been extended to 30 January. Click here to read more about the expansion of the CCS scheme.

    CCS Band Approvals

    The process of verifying CCS Bands is now drawing to completion.  All CCS services are advised that the publication of the CCS Band approvals will begin from Thursday evening 10th December and will take a few days to fully complete before all approved Bands will show on PIP for services to check.  We are therefore asking all CCS services to wait until Monday 14th December to review their band approvals before contacting online support or enquiring about appeals.

    CCS Payments

    Please be advised that the next CCS Payment will be made week beginning the 14th December and will be based on the approved registrations following the publication of the CCS Bands at the end of this week.

    A further update will be issued here on the PIP Homepage on Monday 14th December which will include information on the appeals process.

    Payments Before Christmas

    We are currently preparing for all final payments before Christmas.  If any services are expecting payment before Christmas they are advised that any outstanding Tax Clearance Certificates must be received in to pipdocuments by COB Thursday 10th December in order to be included in the payment run.

    euro-currency-01ECCE Payments

    The main batch payment for ECCE was paid at the beginning of December taking services up to 22nd January 2016.  An ECCE Catch-Up Payment will be made week beginning 14th December to take in to account any newly approved and amended ECCE registrations.  This is the final payment before Christmas and is expected to be in services bank accounts on Friday 18th December.

    TEC Payments

    A TEC Catch-Up payment will be made week beginning the 7th December to take in to account any new approved and amended TEC registrations.  This payment will take those services up to 18th December.  The main batch payment for TEC will then be made week beginning 14th December taking all services up to the 15th January 2016.

    Learner Fund 3

    The deadline for applications for Learner Fund 3 is Monday 14th December. Read the T&Cs and make an application NOW by clicking here

    Strand 4 Capital Grant Reporting Deadline looming

    A reminder that the reporting documents for the above grant must be uploaded to PIP before the 31st December or you will not be reimbursed your approved funding.


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