Please find below a number of factsheets covering a variety of topics relating to the Local Government Pension Scheme. We hope you will find these factsheets informative and useful.
These are available for download, if you have problems accessing any of the factsheets please contact the Cheshire Pension Fund.
- How much does it cost to pay into the scheme? (PDF 158KB).
- New way of calculating your pension (PDF 150KB).
- The 50/50 option (PDF 189KB).
- Why membership of the scheme is important (PDF 244KB).
- Paying into the scheme before 1st April 2014 (PDF 221KB).
- Retirement age in the LGPS (PDF 148KB).
- Salary Sacrifice (PDF 115KB).
- Civil Partnership and the LGPS (PDF 185KB).
- Cohabiting Partners (PDF 163KB).
- Divorce or Dissolution of a Civil Partnership (PDF 158KB).
- Increasing your benefits (PDF 113KB).
- APC Frequently asked Questions (PDF 166KB)
- AVC FAQs (PDF 181KB)
- Leave of Absence (PDF 206KB)
- Leaving before retirement less than 2 years membership (PDF 173KB).
- Non Joiners (PDF 178KB).
- Maternity/Adoption Leave (PDF 153KB)
- Death Grant – Expression of Wish (PDF 196KB).
- Absence due to a Trade Dispute – Strike Action (PDF 151KB).
- Freedom and Choice (PDF 198KB)
- Reform of the State Pension (PDF 81KB)
- Annual Allowance (PDF 332KB)
- Lifetime Allowance (PDF 97KB)