Category: Pensions

Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) National Seminar

11 December 2018 10:30am–4:30pm at UNISON Centre – 130 Euston Road, London.  The union is holding our annual seminar for all LGPS Board members, branches officers, activists and members on the governance and economics of the LGPS. There are major

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People and pensions: a decent retirement for all

Virtually all aspects of pensions will come under scrutiny in 2017. We can expect the outcome of a review of state pension age, a Green Paper on defined benefit pensions, and a review of automatic enrollment.   But there are

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SERTUC Pensioners Seminar – Friday 17 March 2017

Date and time of event: Fri 17 Mar 2017 – 10:30 to 15:45 Venue: TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London Costs: FREE admission (registration essential)

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People and pensions: a decent retirement for all

Date and time of event: Wed 1 Feb 2017 – 09:15 to 17:15 Venue and town/city: Congress House, Trades Union Congress, Great Russell Street, London Costs: Free

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Parliament will “Debate in the House the Local Government Pension Scheme Investment Regulations”

A few weeks ago our Retired Members’ Secretary signed a petition calling for the government to drop its plans to place restrictions on the Local Government Pension Scheme’s investment policies. The Government wants to take control of LGPS investment. It

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LGPS Parliamentary Petition

You do not have to be an LGPS member, or even work in local government, in order to sign the petition.  The petition is open to any member of the public.  It takes just 30 seconds to sign.  What’s the

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Pension v ISA: what future for workplace saving?

Date and time of event: Mon 27 Jun 2016 – 14:30 to 16:30 Venue: Congress House,Great Russel St, London Costs: Free The coming year will be pivotal for the future of UK retirement savings with a major review of automatic enrolment and the

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PENSIONS: Parliamentary Petition on the LGPS Investment Funds

The government wants to use the money in your pension funds to invest in their pet infrastructure projects. This potentially puts at risk the money that should be used to pay your pensions. There has been no debate in Parliament

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Paper on Basic State Pension increase next April

In April 2016, for the first time in around 35 years, the Basic State Pension is set to increase in line with average earnings under the terms of ‘triple lock’.  Click here to read more.

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Check out your pension now!

Capita Hartshead, the company that run LBWF pension scheme are now sending out the annual pension statements. You should receive one soon if not already. Make sure you check through all the details, particularly the continuous service date because we know

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