There are some general rules which apply to all members taking their pension:
Normal Pension Age (NPA) is simply the age you can take your pension benefits in full, unreduced. Normal Pension Age differs depending on when you were paying into the Pension Scheme:
You cannot take your pre and post April 2015 benefits separately. They must be taken at the same time.
There are a number of options for retiring and taking your pension, from early to late, or if you are too ill to continue working even ill health retirement.Find Out More
Many people wonder what Rule of 85 is, if they have it and how it affects their pension.Find Out More
Choosing to take your pension before your Normal Pension Age means that in most cases your pension will be reduced for early payment.Find Out More
See how taking your pension at different ages and under different circumstances impacts its value by logging into your My Pension account and using the pension calculators.Login
Talk Money Week runs from 8th-12th November and encourages us to have open and transparent conversations about personal finance.
As we head into the spooky season of autumn and await the Halloween trick or treaters, we’re warning our members to be alert to more sinister tricksters – pension scammers.
The Fund’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2020/21 are now available to view.
Joining the LGPS (Local Government Pension Scheme) can be one of the best ways to safeguard your future while saving for your retirement.