Code for calculators
Web code for calculators maintained by the LGPC Secretariat on www.scotlgps2015.org. This code is provided to enable LGPS pension funds to choose whether to host their own versions of these calculators on their websites.
» APC calculator
Notes for use
The modeller uses the mPDF library to create the PDF T&Cs and application forms. This can be downloaded from the mPDF website.The folder containing the library must be at the same level as the css and image folders for the modeller.
The modeller uses the leanModal jscript to generate the help windows. This can be downloaded from the leanModal website.The folder containing the script must be placed at the same level as the css and image folders.
Current release, 3 May 2016: apc20160503.zip
The most recent release of the code for the APC modeller was on 3 May 2016. The updates made in this release were to incorporate the following:
• Lump sum (below NPA) factors updated to include the new such factors issued by SPPA in April 2016.
• The code now refers to a new version of the MPDF library referred to above (version 6.0).
• Extra pension T&Cs updated to a) link to the LGPC's annual allowance and lifetime allowance factsheets, and b) to update the links to the HMRC webpages on recycling.
Updates made in previous releases
Update of 24 June 2015
The code was updated on 24 June 2015 to incorporate an updated version of the lost pension terms and conditions.
The APC calculator was launched on 11 May 2015.
» Pensions account modeller
Current release, Feb 2017: PAM201702.zip
Please note that the zip file only contains the HTML and PHP code necessary to reproduce the calculator. It does not contain the CSS providing the visual backdrop to the calculator. Funds will need to liaise with their IT sections in setting up CSS for local use.