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Annual Benefit Statements for 2021

31 Aug 2021

We are pleased to announce that Annual Benefit Statements for 2021 are now available.

Pensions Increase 2021

24 Mar 2021

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 2020. As the September 2020 CPI rate was 0.5%, your annual pension will increase by 0.5% from Monday 12 April 2021. Individual letters will not be issued this year, but you can view a copy of the letter and our Pensioners Newsletter for April 2021 here

Annual Benefit Statements for 2020

26 Aug 2020

We are pleased to announce that our Annual Benefit Statements for 2020 are now available. Log in or register now to use our online service.

McCloud Judgment

25 Aug 2020

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'