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This section is for members who are currently contributing to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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What's New:

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) *03/2018*

On May 25th a new EU directive comes into force that will replace and enhance the current data protection regulations.

Staffordshire Pension Fund use certain items of your personal data, provided by you or your employer, to administer the Fund and to calculate and provide you with benefits. These items are already protected under the current data protection regulations and will continue to be protected under the new regulations.

Further information about this new legislation can be found in the Question and Answer document, which can be accessed using the link below.

PDF Document GDPR Q&A for LGPS Members (216KB) 

 

Ways to improve your benefits ***26/05/2017***

This page gives information on how you can increase your retirement benefits either by contracting to buy additional pension in the LGPS or using one of our existing linked Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) providers. The AVC provider arrangements have recently been updated.

 

Pension Update **NEW 04/04/2017**

Pension Update is our new look online newsletter that contains news items and articles of interest that affect active members of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). Please use the link below to access the latest edition.

PDF Document Pension Update - April 2017 (533KB)

Further editions of Pension Update will be produced on a regular basis. Scheme employers will be asked to alert their active LGPS members to new editions of the newsletter, when they become available to view on our web site.

 

Topping up your State Pension  **NEW 14/02/2017**

PDF Document Topping up your State Pension (268KB)

 

Late Retirement Pension Increases**NEW 04/01/2017**

PDF Document Changes to Late Retirement Pension Increases (133KB)

 

State Pension Reform **NEW 10/02/2016**

The Department of Work and Pensions and Local Government Association have issued an information sheets about the State Pension Reforms and changes to National Insurance Contributions from 06 April 2016:

PDF Document DWP 2016 State Pension Changes (138KB)

PDF Document LGA Q+A New State Pension (144KB)

 

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