On 16 March 2020 the Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) to England and Wales published a message about the fall in stock markets and the LGPS. They wish to reassure members. Please view the message on the SAB website.
The government confirms that you do not have to make a claim for your pension benefits to be brought in line with this ruling. Many members will not see an increase in their pension benefits and any increase is likely to be small. We will keep you updated.
The Kent Pension Fund has investments with the Woodford Equity Income Fund. You may have seen articles about this in the press recently. View the Kent Pension Fund - Woodford Equity Income Fund statement. Current, deferred, pensioner and dependent pensioner members of the Kent Pension Fund should be reassured this will not affect their pension entitlement.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has produced 7 videos. They are about the Local Government Pension Scheme (England and Wales). Each video is about 2 minutes long. View the 7 Pensions Made Simple videos.
If you need to report the death of a member of the LGPS please complete the Notification of a deceased scheme member form.
Joining and Automatic Enrolment
Cost, automatic enrolment and re-enrolment information for employees thinking about joining the LGPS
Current member (paying in)
Information for members who are currently paying in to the LGPS, including new employees who are automatically brought into the scheme
Deferred member (no longer paying in)
Information for members who have stopped paying in and who have their pension held in the Kent Pension Fund until it is payable
Pensioner member (receiving a pension)
Guidance, payment dates, change of details and other information if you are receiving your pension including those receiving dependants benefits
Becoming a Fund employer