Current employers

LGA LGPS Employer Coronavirus Webinar

In May the LGA ran a series of webinars covering the challenges some employers may experience as a result of Covid 19. View a recording of a webinar from the LGA.

Breaches policy

View Warwickshire Pension Fund's policy for reporting breaches of the law to the Pensions Regulator (PDF, 131KB).

Exit cap disapplied

Please note the following applies to employers and employees of councils (County, District/Borough or Parish/Town) Police, Fire and academies only. 

On 12 February 2021 HM Treasury (HMT) published the Exit Payment Cap Directions 2021 (The Directions). The Directions disapply regulations 3,9 and 12 of the Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payment Regulations 2020 (the 2020 Regulations with immediate effect. This means the exit cap does no apply to exits that take place on or after 12 February 2021.

View the exit cap information for LGPS employers.

LGPS cost cap mechanism and employee contribution rates 

Further information about the LGPS Cost Cap Mechanism and the revised employee contribution rates (DOCX, 43KB) to be used from 1 April 2020.

Warwickshire Pension Fund - 2019 Final Valuation Report

View the 2019 Final Valuation Report (PDF, 1.5MB)

Funding Strategy Statement 2021

View the Funding Strategy Statement 2021 (PDF, 536KB)

Administration Strategy 2021

View the Administration Strategy 2021 (PDF, 353KB)

Communications policy

View the communications policy (PDF, 358KB).

Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board

The Public Service Pension Schemes (PCPS) have recently been reviewed by HM Treasury as part of a four yearly valuation cycle. The valuation reviews the cost of the schemes and whether there should be an adjustment to the level of benefits available to members and / or the contributions due from members.

Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board - find out more.

Automatic enrolment

Update: LGPS have updated their automatic enrolment guide which is now available to download Automatic Enrolment update – June 17 (DOC, 6.08 MB)

For reference, Eversheds have produced a guide to automatic enrolment for  organisations which outlines how automatic enrolment will operate in the context of the LGPS. Complying With The New Employer Duties (PDF, 785KB)

Pension Scheme information required by Automatic Enrolment Regulations

Under Automatic Enrolment information requirements, employers are required to keep a record of the pension scheme that is being used to automatically enrol its employees.

2014 Scheme

LGPS website - employer and scheme manager information (i.e. administering authority)

The website holds consultation information, timeline regulations for the new scheme (once laid), access to statutory and GAD guidance for the new scheme (once published), various LGPS 2014 guides and publications as well as links to other related legislation. Information will be added to the site as and when it becomes available.

50/50 Scheme

This ‘50/50’ scheme will enable members to pay half their normal rate of contribution and in return build up half pension during that period. They will still retain the full value of other benefits such as the death in service lump sum.

If members wish to join the ’50/50 scheme’ please complete the 50-50 Section Election Form (DOCX, 105.25 KB).

Contribution bandings for employees 

LGPS - pay bands and contribution rates

Early retirement strain factors

Please note that the factors that are used to calculate employer cost are being reviewed and will be updated by 1 April 2020. This will influence the cost below if the retirement date is after 1 April 2020.  As soon as we are able we will contact you with more information on updated costs.

Warwickshire Pension Fund are happy to help our employers to ensure our administration requirements are met. We run an annual employers event at the end of the year but have also offered half day training sessions on topics such as how to complete a notice of termination form. 

Warwickshire Pension Fund employer training

It may also be possible to arrange a site visit from a member of our staff. If you feel you would benefit from this either to help the members of your staff who send information to us or to speak to your employees about their pensions then please email Dawn Clutton - for more information on this.

Academies Training Event September 2021

View the broadcast recording and presentations from the event:

Spring Employer Engagement Day 2021

Spring Employer Engagement Event 2021 - live event recording.

The employer event took place on 29 April 2021, view the presentations from the live event:

Employer Event 2020

The employer event took place on 25th November 2020, view the presentations from the event:

AGM 2020

The Annual General Meeting took place on Monday 30 November, this was a virtual live broadcast event. Presentations from the AGM:

External Employer Training

Employer Training which maybe of interest to Employers, will be provided here.

Guides for LGPS employers

LGPS regulations and guidance

All the latest LGPS regulations and guidance.

Forms for LGPS employers

Ill health medical certificates

Full guide including notes and FAQ is available on the LGPS website under 'Guides and Sample documents

Review Certificates

Current Employee

Deferred Employee

Councillor Certificates