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Climate Change Risk

The Fund recognises that, in addition to the wider impacts of climate change, owning investment assets with a high carbon footprint, poses a particular potential investment risk. The Fund wishes to actively manage this risk and has therefore committed to annually...

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Annual Benefit Statement

This year's annual benefit statements have been issued and should be arriving in the next few days. A blank version of this year's annual benefit statement and a copy of the accompanying newsletter can be found at: Annual Benefit Statement

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Update To Funding Strategy Statement (FSS)

Cheshire West and Chester Council as administering authority for the Cheshire Pension Fund has published a revised FSS. This followed a four week consultation period with employers which closed 14 May. The revisions to the FSS set out the administering authority’s...

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Local Pension Board – Expression of Interest

Do you want to get more involved in the Governance of the Cheshire Pension Fund as a member representative or Independent Chair? Two exciting roles are available to become a member of the Local Pension Board. The closing date for expressing an interest is 18 June...

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Consultation on new employer flexibilities

Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 in September 2020 introduced new powers for administering authorities to: review employer contributions outside of the normal triennial valuation cycle in specified circumstances spread exit payments...

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Employer Meeting – Slides

The Fund held an online Employer Meeting on 23 March 2021, with over 100 delegates who heard presentations from Hymans Robertson (Fund Actuary), Legal and General (Investment Manager) and officers from the Cheshire Pension Fund.The slides are available here:

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LGPS Employee Contribution Pay Bands 2021-2022

Every April, the LGPS adjusts the pay bands used to set an employee’s contribution rate in line with changes to CPI (Consumer Price Index).The pay bands and contribution rates effective from 1 April 2021 – 31 March 2022 are available...

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£95K exit payment cap no longer in place

On Friday 12 February, HM Treasury announced that the Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Legislation has been revoked with immediate effect, due to 'unforeseen consequences' of the legislation. The Treasury guidance this can be found on their...

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