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This news article was published on 20 Sep 2022

Your pension fund must provide you with an annual statement by 31 August every year if you are an active or deferred member. Your pension fund will most likely provide your statement by making it available on their online pension portal. If you have not been notified that your statement...


This news article was published on 05 Sep 2022

Hello and welcome to our new website. This site is for members of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in Scotland and their families. Pensions can appear complicated, so we decided it’s time for a change. We’ve transformed our brand and created a national website to help you understand your...


This news article was published on 05 Sep 2022

Pension credit provides extra income for people over State Pension Age on lower incomes. In April 2022, it was estimated that about 850,000 households are missing out on Pension Credit because they think it isn’t meant for them. Pension Credit can be worth up to £3,300 a year and you may be...


This news article was published on 05 Sep 2022

The Government has confirmed that there will be changes to all the main public service pension schemes, including the LGPS, as a result of the Court of Appeal’s ruling in the McCloud court case. When the Government reformed public service pension schemes in 2014 and 2015, it introduced protections for...