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For members of the Local Government Pension Scheme in Scotland

Videos

Watch our short videos to learn more about the LGPS and your options as a member of the Scheme.

What is a pension? (01:31)

The importance of saving for later life, how you join the LGPS and your employer pays in too

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How your pension works (01:42)

How pension accounts work and what happens if you leave the LGPS before you take your pension.

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Looking after your pension (01:47)

How much you pay and how you can increase or decrease your payments.

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Protection for you and your family (01:29)

How the LGPS looks after you and your loved ones by providing protection if you have to retire due to ill health and a range of death benefits.

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Life after work (01:43)

How and when you can take your pension and the decisions you will have to make.

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Your annual allowance (03:22)

Tax rules limit how much pension you can build up each year without having to pay a tax charge. This video explains how the annual allowance works.

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Your lifetime allowance (02:57)

Tax rules limit how much pension you can build up over your lifetime without having to pay a tax charge. This video explains how the lifetime allowance works.

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Transferring your pension (03:03)

What to consider if you are thinking about transferring your pension to a defined contribution scheme.

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