Brexit

Brexit

With the 31st October Brexit date fast approaching you may be concerned with what this means for your pension. As your entitlement is set out under law and is not linked to market returns we do not for-see any problems. We also do not envisage any difficulties in continuing to make payments to our Pensioners living overseas.

NEW - Death grant nomination process made simple

NEW - Death grant nomination process made simple

Is your death grant nomination up to date?

Breaking News: Government denied request for an appeal in the McCloud case

Breaking News: Government denied request for an appeal in the McCloud case

The Supreme Court denied the Governments request for an appeal on 27 June 2019 in the McCloud case in respect of age discrimination and pension protection. We are waiting for details on the next steps but expect that the Home office/Government will now start to work on a ‘remedy’. We will keep the website updated as and when we hear anything further.

LGPS Survivor Benefits - Brewster Case

LGPS Survivor Benefits - Brewster Case

On 8 February 2017, the Supreme Court found in the favour of Ms Brewster. The Court ruled that the nomination requirement as a condition of eligibility imposed on cohabiting partners was incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. This article provides an update on what we are doing in response to that case.

Do you need a P60?

Do you need a P60?

STOP……..before you pick up the phone we want to remind all of our Pensioner Members that you may not need a printed copy of your P60.

LGPS Death Benefit Nominations

LGPS Death Benefit Nominations

Are your details up to date?

New Look My Pension Online - Member Self-Service

New Look My Pension Online - Member Self-Service

Have you see the new look My Pension Online - Member Self-Service?

Changes to survivor benefits for same sex spouses and civil partners

Changes to survivor benefits for same sex spouses and civil partners

Changes have been made to the scheme rules that provide survivor benefits payable to a same sex spouse or a civil partner. They now equal those paid to the widow of a male member.