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You can download more information about the Scheme here, including our member factsheets and our guides to the Scheme.

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Scheme Guides

Scheme Guide for members
A brief guide to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

Contributing member factsheets

New starters guide
A guide to transferring benefits into the EAPF
How much will I pay into the LGPS?
Thinking about or approaching retirement?
Topping up my LGPS pension

Leaving before retirement factsheets

A guide for members with deferred benefits
Pension revaluation - a guide for deferred members
A guide to transferring benefits out of the EAPF
Opting out thumbnail Things to consider before opting out of the EAPF

Calculating my pension factsheets

A guide to final pay and protections from 2014
How is my pension worked out?
Tax controls on pensions savings
When can I take my LGPS pension?
Partial retirement 2019 A guide to your partial retirement options

Retired member factsheets

Pension revaluation - a guide for pensioner members
Your life in retirement - a guide for new pensioners

Other helpful factsheets

Bereavement guide thumbnail Bereavement and how we can help you
PDF Editing guide
GDPR QA thumbnail GDPR Questions and Answers
Scheme Pays QA thumbnail Annual Allowance - Scheme Pays Questions and Answers
Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure (IDRP)
2014 frequently asked questions
Your State Pension - Questions and Answers
Topping up your State pension
Topping up your State Pension

User guides

Scheme Pays Flowchart
Your pension savings statement explained

Your pension statement explained - Contributing members
Your pension statement explained - Deferred members
85 year rule thumbnail 85 year rule explained
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