This update sets out pensions news on a variety of issues including the employee contribution increase from April 2014, the post-2015 contribution structure and the revised LGPS pension scheme from April 2014.
Discussions are continuing on the future of the Local Government Pension
Scheme (LGPS). NUT LGPS members are asked to give us their views by joining
in an NUT online survey at www.surveymonkey.com/s/LGPS2012.
Shortly before Christmas, an agreement was reached between the local
government unions and local authority employers on principles for taking
forward discussions on the future of the scheme which include postponing any
changes to the LGPS until 2014. Now the unions and employers are negotiating
to try to find a common position which can be put to the Government for