To opt in to the LGPS please complete the LGS10 opt-in form
Once completed please forward this form directly to your Payroll Department and contributions will commence from the next available pay period. If you would prefer to have a copy of this form forwarded to your home address please contact us on 01628 796 668.
What are the benefits of joining the LGPS?
- A retirement pension payable for life;
- A retirement pension that increases each year in line with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI);
- An option to purchase additional tax-free cash by converting part of your annual pension;
- An option to purchase additional annual pension
- A death grant equal to three times your annual pensionable pay in the event of your death in service;
- A pension payable to your husband, wife, co-habiting partner or civil partner in the event of your death
- Pensions payable to your eligible children;
- A pension payable immediately if you retire due to permanent ill health;
- Your employer contributes towards the cost of your pension;
- Tax relief on your contributions - you pay less tax;
- The option to decrease your monthly pension contribution