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New ill-health certificates
The LGA have recently released updated ill-health certificates for all ill-health retirements, Tier 3 reviews and deferred pensions into payment. These can be found on our ill-health pages in the empl…
Valuation reminder and employers meeting
We'd like to remind you once again that it's valuation year and it's important all relevant information is sent to us as soon as possible.  Initial results from valuation will be available at the emp…
SAB issues advice on cost cap and McCloud liabilities
Back in January we informed you of some scheme changes proposed by the Scheme Advisory Board (SAB), resulting from the cost management process taking place across all public service schemes including…
i-Connect downtime 4 pm Friday 17 May to Tuesday 21 May
i-Connect will be unavailable from 4pm on Friday 17 May until Tuesday 21 May due to an upgrade. Please make sure you've uploaded your i-Connect return before the system becomes unavailable. We apolog…
Local valuation cycle and management of employer risk consultation
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have opened a twelve week policy consultation closing on 31 July 2019. It covers the following areas: amendments to the local fund valu…
New ‘Thinking of retiring’ guides out now!
We’ve just released new guides for active and deferred members who are thinking of retiring. These guides will be useful for your active members who are approaching retirement age or for those membe…
Revival of the exit payment cap
Back in May 2015, the government announced its intention to cap exit payments for public sector workers. It was proposed that a cap of £95,000 would apply to all types of payments in relation to indiv…
Employers Meeting 2019
Employers meeting – initial Valuation results 2019 This year's employers meeting is taking place on 15th November 2019 It's essential for the relevant staff (those responsible for LGPS issues or wo…
Brief guide to actuarial valuation
What is an actuary? In a nutshell, an actuary is a business professional who analyses the financial effects of risk. Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study the uncertain…