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The Government has now confirmed that changes will be made to all main public sector schemes, including the LGPS, to remove unlawful age discrimination following changes to public sector pension schemes in 2014/2015. This ruling is often referred to as the 'McCloud judgment'
Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the LGPS
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting the UK workforce, with many workers absent due to sickness or self-isolation. Read the LGPS member FAQs for information about how your pension and the service provided by your fund might be affected.
Pensions Increase 2020
Your Highland Council pension is increased annually in line with the Pensions Increase Order which is currently linked to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI). The increase is calculated in line with the CPI index based on the 12 months to September 2019. As the September 2019 CPI rate was 1.7%, your annual pension will increase by 1.7% from Monday 6 April 2020