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Commitment to employers who participate in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

The table details what we commit to employers that participate in the LGPS and when.

WhatWhen
Procedures, letters and formsGuidance (including letters and forms) will be made available to you to help you carry out your responsibilities.
Changes in regulationsWe will make you aware of any changes to the LGPS regulations, and any other relevant legislation, within 15 working days of receiving details of the changes.
Other pension informationWe will make you aware of any relevant pension information within 15 working days of receiving details.
Benefit estimatesProvided that there are no outstanding queries to be resolved, we will provide the estimate within 20 working days of receiving the estimate request from you. Where there are outstanding queries we will provide the estimate within 20 working days of the date the queries are resolved.
ConfidentialityWe will respect the confidentiality of information exchanged under this agreement and use it only in accordance with the current Data Protection legislation.
TrainingWe will provide training free of charge for your personnel and payroll staff either when there are relevant changes to the LGPS or at your request.