public sector pension

The pension annual allowance: a beginner's guide

Monday, 08 May 2017 | Article

Senior public sector workers and high earners, particularly those in bonus or profit-sharing schemes, have something in common: both risk falling foul of an increasingly intricate web of pension rules.

The lowdown on NHS pensions

Friday, 02 September 2016 | Article

Continuing our series on different professions and their pension options, we examine the NHS Pension Scheme.

The lowdown on teachers' pensions

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 | Article

In the first in a series of articles on different professions and their pension options, we examine the teachers’ pension scheme.

Public sector pension changes - how will you be affected?

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | Article

The shape of retirement is to change for millions of people from April 2014. The changes are part of a radical overhaul of public sector final salary pension schemes.

Changes to the local government pension scheme

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | Article

The Local Government pension is the only scheme to implement changes in April 2014.The existing scheme is final salary and has an accrual rate of 1/60th of final salary for people who joined after 31 March 2008, and 1/80th ...

Changes to the NHS pension scheme

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | Article

The NHS Career Average pension scheme comes into effect from April 2015.

Changes to the police pension scheme

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | Article

Under the new Police Career Average scheme, the normal pension age will rise to 60 from the current 55 years for those in the 2006 New Police Pension Scheme, or after 30 years of service for the majority who are members of...

Changes to the civil service pension scheme

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | Article

Civil servants belong to one of two schemes: those who became members before 30 July 2007 are in the Civil Service Classic Final Salary scheme, while those who joined after this date will be in the Civil Service Nuvos Career...

Changes to the teachers pension scheme

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | Article

The reforms - which come into force on April 1st 2015 - will reduce the average value of the pension benefit by more than one third from 23% of the scheme member's salary to 14%, according to the Pensions Policy Institute.

Changes to the armed forces pension schemes

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 | Article

Existing members of the Armed Forces Pension Schemes 1975 and 2005, Full Time Reserve Service 1997 Pension Scheme, Non-Regular Permanent Staff, and Reserve Forces Pension Scheme 2005 will be automatically transferred into a...