There are various websites you can visit to find out more about pensions in general. Take a look at the following:
Local Government Pension Scheme information websites
This website is for LGPS members in England and Wales. It provides full, in-depth details of the Scheme, online calculators and is updated regularly.
The Scheme Advisory Board’s latest Annual Report for the LGPS in England and Wales.
Government websites on pensions
Government services and information in the UK.
Administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits.
HMRC ensures the correct tax is paid at the right time.
State Pension eligibility, claims, payments and complaints.
Finding ‘lost’ pensions.
Ensures schemes are run properly and protects members against fraud.
Investigates and determines any complaint or dispute of fact or law in relation to a pension scheme.
Financial services websites
The FCA regulate financial service firms and financial markets in the UK.
You can use this register to find an independent financial adviser in your area. Note that you will be responsible for arranging and paying for any advice you receive.
Other useful websites
Represents employers’ interests to central Government and other bodies on Local Government pensions policy.
Information about pensions as well as a free advice line.
Free, independent and confidential guidance online as well as your local centre.
Free and impartial money advice.
Provides information and articles that could help save you money.
Free and impartial guidance for people with workplace and personal pensions.