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Thinking of Joining

Thinking of Joining

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Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a very important benefit. Not only will it provide you with income during retirement, payable for life, but it also gives your loved ones financial security in the event of your death or long-term ill-health.

The LGPS is available to all employees in Local Government, or in other organisations that have chosen to participate in it. Teachers, police and firefighters are not allowed to join as they have their own pension schemes. You need to be under age 75 to join the LGPS.

If you would like to join the LGPS please complete the opt-in form attached below:

Once completed please forward this form directly to your Payroll Department and contributions will commence from the next available pay period. If you would prefer to have a copy of this form forwarded to your home address please contact us on 0845 6027237.

Berkshire Pension Fund

Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund, Minster Court, 22-30 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1SF. Tel: 0845 602 7237

Or for further information, please use our online form.