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LGPS Member Guides & Information

Information for members of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

LGPS 2014 - Employee Scheme Guides - effective 1st April 2014

Full Guide to the 2014 LGPS

A detailed employees guide to the provisions of the 2014 LGPS effective 1st April 2014

Short Guide to the 2014 LGPS

A brief employees guide to the provisions of 2014 LGPS effective 1st April 2014

Paying into the LGPS before 1st April 2014?

A guide for employees covering the protections in place if you have built up benefits in the the LGPS before April 2014 and become a member of the 2014 scheme

Pensions and Divorce

A guide to Pensions and Divorce for Members of the Local Government Pension Scheme can be obtained by contacting the Pensions Section on (01452) 328888.

LGPS 2008 - Employee Scheme Guides - effective from 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2014

LGPS Employee Scheme Booklets - 2008 Regulations

(PLEASE NOTE: see links above for information relating to the current LGPS effective 1st April 2014)

A detailed employees guide to the provisions of the Local Government Pension Scheme 2008, effective during the period 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2014. For your convenience, this is supplied as a number of "booklets" covering various topics.

Local Government Pension Scheme for Councillors Booklet

A guide to the Local Government Pension Scheme for eligible Councillors.
PLEASE NOTE: following the implementation of the LGPS 2014 Regulations from 1st April 2014, councillors can no longer join the LGPS scheme. Any councillor contributing  on 31st March 2014, can only continue to contribute for the remainder of their term of office (i.e. until the next election following 1st April 2014).

Other Information for Local Government Pension Scheme members

The documents below provide an overview of topics that you may find of interest as an LGPS Members

Q & A for LGPS Members on the New State Pension and National Insurance changes

An Overview provided by the Local Government Association,  regarding the New State Pension and National Insurance changes and how this affects members of the LGPS

Q & A for LGPS Members on "Freedom & Choice"

An Overview provided by the Local Government Association,  regarding "Freedom & Choice" and how this affects members of the LGPS

Cost Control in the LGPS (SSAB)

An Overview provided by the Local Government Association describing the processes and the possible impacts that the "Cost Control" mechanisms may have on future LGPS benefit structure and/or member contribution rates

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