What information is required?

Retirement

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What information is required?

The service standards require the employing authority to notify the scheme administrators of a retirement within 5 days of the date of retirement at the latest. The details that must be completed in form LGS15C (or a different form as agreed between the Employing Authority and the Scheme Administrator) are as follows:

  • Employer name
  • Pay reference
  • Post Number
  • Surname
  • Initials
  • Title
  • Home Address
  • Email Address
  • National Insurance Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Partnership Status
  • Job Title
  • Date of Withdrawal from the Scheme
  • Whether employment has ended or member has opted out of scheme
  • Reason For Leaving or Withdrawal
  • Amount of Augmented Service to be awarded at the Employer's Discretion
  • Whether Benefits are to be Released Early
  • Whether Capital Cost Implications have been Understood
  • Final Pay (best of the last 3 years) (Actual and FTE if Part-Time)
  • Annual Pay on Day of Leaving (Actual and FTE if Part Time)
  • Whether member has had a reduction in FTE pay during the last 10 years
  • Last Contractual Hours Per Week
  • Full Time Equivalent Hours
  • Last Contractual Weeks Worked Per Year
  • Whether Term-time
  • Average part time hours for year of leaving (where applicable)
  • Final 2 years' employee and employers pension contributions
  • Was the member paying additional contributions?

The notification must be signed and dated by an authorised signatory.

It is important to note that the service standards to members states that retirement lump sums will be paid within 30 days of retirement. It is essential that the above information is supplied in a timely manner in order to achieve this requirement.