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Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:29

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The Police Pension Calculator has now launched to provide you with an illustration of your benefits at a retirement date selected by you. The calculator can be used by everyone, including 1987/2006 members. This calculator is for guidance purposes only and is not a guarantee of future benefits. It is not intended to provide you with financial advice. If you require financial advice, you should contact an independent financial adviser. 

 

 

Information on Pensions Increase 2017

Friday, 10 March 2017 14:23

Under the provisions of the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971, made in accordance with the Social Security Pensions Act 1975, the increase to be applied to public sector pensions is 1% and is payable from 10 April 2017.

If you became a pensioner after 25 April 2016 you will only receive a proportion of the annual percentage increase. You will receive your first full percentage increase next year.
Pension Increase is only paid from age 55 with some exceptions, if the pension is an Ill Health or  dependant’s pension.

Read more: Information on Pensions Increase 2017

 

Police and Firefighters Survivors' Pensions

Monday, 05 October 2015 08:38

The Scottish Government has announced a change to the pensions paid to the survivors of police officers and firefighters who are killed in the line of duty.

Although the 2006 and 2015 police and firefighter schemes allow for lifetime adult survivor pension awards, pensions paid to widows, widowers and civil partners under the 1987 Police and 1992 Firefighter pension scheme regulations are withdrawn on remarriage, registering for a civil partnership and in the case of the police scheme, cohabitation.

Read more: Police and Firefighters Survivors' Pensions

 

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