Pensions briefings

Pension briefings

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Download now: Pensions briefing outlining evidence for contribution levels defined contribution schemes. Branches seeking improvements to contribution levels are recommended to seek guidance and support from the Union's Pension Officers. Contribution levels for DC schemes briefing
Download now: Briefing on the introduction of the public sector exit cap and the impact this has on members of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). Also included is an update on the consultation to remedy the McCloud judgement for LGPS members. LGPS Public Sector Exit Cap & McCloud briefing
Download now: A summary of the positions expressed and points raised in the Government consultation document Briefing on Government Green Paper – security and sustainability in defined benefit pension schemes
Download now: An update on the Employment Tribunal decisions on complaints that pension protection for older judges and firefighters was unjustifiable age discrimination. Age discrimination in the judges' and firefighters' pension schemes
Download now: The New State Pension - 11 things you need to know
Prospect factsheet on the New State Pension The New State Pension - 11 things you need to know
Download now: This document aims to answer some of the more complex, yet fundamental, questions around the changes to the state pension system. State Pension mythbuster
Download now: Update briefing note on Pension Protection Fund with new branding - October 2019. PPBN - Pension Protection Fund
Download now: Briefing on Class 3 National Insurance, used to top up State Pension entitlements. Class 3 Voluntary National Insurance
Download now: Briefing note giving background to the pension tax relief regime and latest developments on how pension tax relief is restricted for higher earners. This includes information on the Lifetime Allowance, Annual Allowance and the Tapered Annual Allowance. Introduction to pension tax relief
Download now: Prospect pension briefing note on salary sacrifice arrangements for pension contributions Salary sacrifice