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
The Fund will publish our unaudited Annual Accounts for the financial year 2020/21 on 28 June 2021
Deferred members of the NESPF are now able to view their online Pension Statement for 2021.
The topic of pensions might seem confusing, but the end goal is simple – saving for retirement can lead to a better financial future later in life.
We delve into the background of the pension scheme to take a closer look at the LGPS and what it offers.