Wiltshire Pension Fund is part of the national Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
If you join the Fund you become a member and you will get a pension paid to you when you retire.
Under the LGPS Regulations Wiltshire Council is the Administering Authority for the Wiltshire Pension Fund.
Members include people who work for Wiltshire Council, and a whole range other organisations such as local Colleges or Town and Parish Councils who have applied to be part of the Fund. More than 170 employers allow their employees to join the Fund.
The LGPS is a Statutory Scheme. This means that it is very secure because the amount members are paid in retirement is defined and set out in law.
As of 1 April 2018, Wiltshire Pension Fund's invested assets will begin to be pooled with nine other Funds as part of the Brunel Pension Partnership. The objective of pooling the assets is to achieve savings over the longer term from both lower investment management costs and more effective management of the invested assets.
Further information on the Brunel Pension Partnership can be found on their website www.brunelpensionpartnership.org
Teachers and operational staff in the Police and Fire and Rescue Service have their own Pension Schemes and are not part of Wiltshire Pension Fund.