We aim to process requests within the below timescales. If any additional information is required to proceed with your request we will contact you again and let you know whether this might cause any delay.
We would ask that you do not contact us before the timeframe above has passed, as this can add to workloads and possibly cause delays.
|Actual Pension Calculation||10-15 working days from when all relevant information is received|
|Transfer Requests||Up to 3 months|
|Pension Benefit Estimates||6-8 weeks. Remember My Pension+ allows you to run your own estimates to see what your pension will be at different dates. In most cases the system uses the same figures and calculations that our own officers use|
|Retirement Options||If you are retiring and taking your pension, your pension options will be sent anywhere between 6 weeks before your retiral date to 6 weeks after depending on when we are notified of your retiral date|
|General Queries||6-8 weeks|
|APC Requests||6-8 weeks|
If you have a question there are a range of resources available to you to answer your question:
There are dedicated member areas that provide detailed information on aspects relevant to each member group. Active (paying into your pension), Deferred (your pension with us is currently on hold) and Pensioner (you are receiving your NESPF pension).
We encourage members to register and login to our member self-service system, My Pension+. Here you can access all sorts of details about your pension:
Since the introduction of auto enrolment in 2012, more of us are now paying into a workplace pension than ever before.
Billions of pounds worth of pensions are sitting unclaimed in pension pots, and many of us might not know they even exist.
As the cost of living crisis continues, many of us might be reviewing our outgoings, considering if and where we can cut back on any extra spending.
We might be able to spot trick-or-treaters at our doors this autumn, but do we know the tell-tale signs of a pension trickster?