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Employee pensions

All our employees are eligible to join the

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a statutory, funded pension scheme. As such it is very secure because its benefits are defined and set out in law.

Highlights of the benefits provided by the LGPS are:

  • A tax-free lump sum when you retire
  • A pension based on your contributions
  • The ability to increase your pension by paying extra contributions
  • Voluntary retirement from age 60
  • Retirement from age 55 with your employer’s consent
  • An ill health pension from any age
  • Redundancy cover from age 55
  • A death in service lump sum
  • A widow’s, widower’s or civil partner’s pension
  • Children’s pensions
  • The index-linking of benefits to ensure that they keep pace with inflation

Tax relief

In addition, as a member of the LGPS, your contributions will be eligible for tax relief at the time they are deducted from your pay.

If you would like more information regarding our pension scheme please visit www.wypf.org.uk

Human Resources

City Hall

Beaumont Fee

Lincoln

Lincolnshire

LN1 1DD

 

Tel: 01522 873290

 

Email: jobs@lincoln.gov.uk

 

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