The Pensioner's Post
Despite the best efforts of negotiators the local government deal for pension reform fell down at the last hurdle. So what exactly happened?
There was much drama as local government finalised a pension reform deal last month. But what did they actually agree on?
Following a drip-drip delivery of individual fund’s valuation results, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and GMB union published their separately compiled overarching analysis of the results on the same day.
Treasury documents suggest more than 50,000 members of the Local Government Pension Scheme will opt out if their contribution rates increase. Do their sums add up?
The local government pension scheme is “fully transparent”, it has been said. Ruth Keeling puts that claim to the test
There is strong opposition to the proposed increase in employee pension contributions. But what are the arguments for and against?
The public sector pensions commissioner briefly emerges from his Treasury bunker to speak to local authority pension fund managers and actuaries