The following news article contains changes made to unreduced redundancy retirement under the new legislation, with wider changes to follow soon.
Changes to Unreduced Redundancy Retirement under the new Exit Payment Cap
The fund would be very grateful where possible to please contact us via telephone or email and to not visit our offices at the council. If you need to send us any forms or documents, if possible, please send these via email, however, we are still monitoring post where we can. Telephone: 01225 713613 Email: [email protected]
Equitable life announces approval from High Court to transfer to Utmost Life
The proposed changes will be put in to effect on 1 January 2020. We’ll write out to our affected members confirming what this means for them once we have received further information from Utmost Life and Pensions
Wiltshire pension fund moves over £500m of assets into Brunel’s low carbon passive equities portfolio
Switching to low carbon portfolio will help Wiltshire protect returns and the planet
New LGPS Member Benefits Video Available Online
A new video published by Wiltshire Pension Fund is available on our YouTube channel for all members to watch; any time and anywhere!
Election for an Active Member Representative of the Wiltshire Pension Fund Local Pension Board
How to make the election, with details of the candidates and the link to the voting online form.
Now Recruiting: Scheme Member Representative
Would you like to join us as a Scheme Member Representative on our Local Pension Board?
Changes to survivor benefits for same sex spouses and civil partners
A change to the scheme rules has been made to provide that survivor benefits payable to a same sex spouse or a civil partner are equal those paid to the widow of a male member.
Early Payment of Deferred Benefits Update
Last year The LGPS (Amendment) Regulations 2018 introduced the early payment of deferred benefits at age 55 for members who left active membership of the Scheme before 1 April 1998. A further change to the scheme rules has been made to allow these members to access their benefits early from the age of 55. I.e. at any point between age 55 and their Normal Retirement Date (NRD).
Wiltshire Pension Fund Conference 2018
14th November 2018, starting from 9:30am and finishing at 1:15pm. Open to all members and employers who are part of the Wiltshire Pension Fund.
LGPS Review of Academies
News article relating to Employer Newsletter Issue 33
Amendment Regulations Update May 2018
The UK Government recently published the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Amendment Regulations 2018 outlining some changes to the LGPS. These changes, unless indicated otherwise, come into effect from 14 May 2018 and are summarised below.