Advice

Money Advice
The 2014 Local Government Pension Scheme

A new Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) was introduced in 2014. From April of that year, all members are in the new scheme, and accrued benefits from that time forward on a career average basis. This factsheet gives an overview of the LGPS, including those changes.

Relaxation in retirement Advice
Teachers’ pension scheme – career average section

The Teachers’ Pension Scheme will provide much of your retirement income so it is vital that you understand it. This advise covers the career average section of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) in which most members are accruing pension.

piggy bank on table Advice
Judges’ and Firefighters’ Age Discrimination Pension Case – NEU Update

The Court of Appeal has ruled against the Government, following decisions in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeals Tribunal. The NEU sees no need to take legal action at this point. If the Government loses in the Supreme Court then whatever compensation is deemed payable will be applied automatically to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (E&W).

Senior Couple Enjoy the Beach Advice
Career average pension

The Teachers’ Pension Scheme will provide much of your retirement income so it is vital that you understand it. This guidance covers the career average section of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) in which most members are accruing pension.

Couple looking at laptop Advice
State pension

Information about the single-tier state pension and changes to the state retirement age.

Woman on iPad Advice
Different pension schemes available

In whatever capacity you work in education, there is likely to be an occupational scheme available for you to join and you may have automatic membership as soon as you are employed.

Senior woman with dog on a walk in an autumn nature Advice
Final salary pension

Information about the final salary section of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS), including how to find out if you are in this TPS section.

Policy

Working from home Policy
Changes to Teachers' pensions 2015

Government changes to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme in 2015 mean that teachers are paying more towards their pensions, working longer and receiving a smaller pension when they retire.

Subscribe to Pensions