Can I view my LGPS pension online?

Whether you’re an active, deferred or pensioner member, ‘my pension online’ can help you manage your Buckinghamshire LGPS pension benefits. With ‘my pension online’ you can: update your contact details and make sure you never lose track of your pension.

How do I get my Lgps statement?

You can view your statement by logging into my pension online. If we hold your email address, you will receive a notification telling you when your statement is ready to view. LGPS annual benefit statements are available by 31 August each year.

How do I contact LGPS pension?

The Board secretariat is provided from within the pensions team at the Local Government Association – contact details are as follows:

  1. mail: The Pensions Team, Local Government Association, 18 Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HZ.
  2. Joanne Donnelly Head of Pensions / Board Secretary email: [email protected]

When can I access my local government pension?

You can take your LGPS pension at any time from age 55 to 75, as long as you have met the two-year vesting period. You must take your pension by age 75. If your employer agrees, you can even take your pension without leaving your job – this is called flexible retirement.

Can I access my pension account online?

You can access your pension money online in your Online Account.

How can I check my pension balance?

Look at your pension statements. Your provider should send you an annual pension statement once a year that tells you how much is in your pot and gives an estimate of how much you might get when you start taking your money. Many providers also let you track your pension on their website.

How much does employer contribute LGPS?

Generally, employers pay a higher level of contribution into the LGPS than that paid by NHS employers. The average employer contribution to the LGPS is around 19%.

Is Lgps a good pension?

The Local Government Pension Scheme is often viewed as one of the most valuable financial rewards of your job providing you with a secure, Government backed, guaranteed income, when you retire.

How do I contact Strathclyde pension?

Call us

  1. Call us. 0345 890 8999.
  2. email us.

How much do you lose if you take your pension early?

Some companies offer to help you get money out of your pension before you’re 55. This could be an unauthorised payment. If it’s unauthorised, you pay up to 55% tax on it. The pension pot that you build up will probably be smaller if you retire early, because it’s had less time to increase in value.

Can you get council pension early?

Early payment of deferred benefits at your request You can choose to take payment of your deferred benefits from age 55. You do not need your former employer’s consent to take your pension early. See the section on Early retirement reductions above to find out about how your benefits will be reduced.