This a tax free cash lump sum payable upon your death and is equal to:
You can tell us who you would like to receive this grant by updating your death grant nominations online via My Pension or by completing an Expression of Wish form. The Fund does not have to follow your wishes but we will do so wherever we can.
Be aware if you are also an active member (i.e. paying into the scheme) then you will only receive one death grant. You will either receive the death in service lump sum or the deferred lump sum, whichever is greater.
A survivor's pension is payable to your
This is an annual pension paid to them every year, for the rest of their life. How much a survivor's pension is depends on when you were a member of the pension scheme and for how long. You can view the value of your survivor's pension on My Pension.
*For a cohabiting partner to be eligible for a survivor's pension, you must be free to marry or enter into a civil partnership with your cohabiting partner, and the following conditions must be met for a continuous period of at least 2 years at the date of death:
Pensions for cohabiting partners are only available to those who were active members, paying into the Pension Scheme on or after 1 April 2009.
You can tell us of a cohabiting partner by completing the Notification of Cohabiting Partner form.
A pension is also payable to eligible children as long as they meet one of the following criteria:
The pension is only payable as long as they meet the above criteria. For example, if they leave full time education at 21, their pension would stop.
Eligible children include:
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