The McCloud Remedy
The LGPS rules changed from 1 October 2023. When public service pension schemes changed from final salary schemes to career average schemes in 2014 and 2015, older members were protected from the changes. The 2023 changes are called the McCloud remedy. They remove the age discrimination found in the McCloud court case. Now younger members may also benefit from these protections. Follow the link to find out if you are affected.McCloud Remedy
Increases to members Earliest Retirement Age
The earliest retirement age is currently age 55. Please be aware this is increasing to age 57 from 1st April 2028. We do not have any further information regarding this change at this time but will announce further details when information becomes available.Retirement
We would like to remind all members to ensure they have nominated beneficiaries for any Death grant payments, and ensure their nominations are up to date. A form is available for you to download and complete if you would like to update your listed beneficiaries.Opens in new window Expression of Wishes Form (Death Grant Nomination Form)
Member Self-Service Announcement
Please note that our new member self-service portal is now available for active and deferred members.Opens in new window My Pension - Member Self-Service Portal
Beware of pension scams
Should you decide to transfer your benefits you should be aware of potential pension scams. Educating yourself and remaining vigilant are key to minimising the risk posed by pension scams.Avoiding pension scams
The Local Government Pension Scheme
If you are currently working and paying into the Pension Fund, please click here for more information.
No longer paying in
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Managing your pension
Increase my pension
You can pay more to top up your pension. Find out more here.
Leave the scheme
If you have left the LGPS and are joining another scheme you may wish to consider transferring your LGPS benefits to it. Click to find out more.
Register a death
When you die, it is important that the Fund is made aware as soon as possible. Find out more here.
Change my details
If your personal circumstances change, you will need to notify us. Click here for further details.