Withdrawn guides

Guides and publications which are no longer maintained by the LGPC Secretariat. The documents contained on this page are provided for reference only and do not necessarily represent the LGPC Secretariat's current understanding of the law. No responsibility whatsoever will be assumed by the LGA for any direct or consequential loss, financial or otherwise, damage or inconvenience, or any other obligation or liability incurred by readers relying on information contained in these documents.

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6 March 2018 GDPR: Q&A for members Information for members on what is changing with the introduction of the GDPR in May 2018. This document is no longer relevant. LGPS administering authorities should include information about data protection in their privacy notice.
6 December 2017 Annual Allowance guide Technical guide for LGPS pension funds on the annual allowance. This guide has been withdrawn due to a variety of over-riding and scheme changes that have taken place since December 2017. Withdrawn on 13 March 2023.
7 June 2017 Automatic enrolment full guide Full guide to automatic enrolment for LGPS and TPS employers. This guide will not be updated going forward - employers should instead refer to the Pension Regulator's website for detailed guidance on automatic enrolment.
24 October 2016 Revaluation guide Technical guide for LGPS pension funds on the revaluation of pension accounts. This guide has been withdrawn in light of the change to the annual revaluation date effective from 31 March 2023. Withdrawn on 13 March 2023.
30 June 2016 Freedom and Choice guide Technical guide for LGPS pension funds on the implications for the LGPS of the introduction of Freedom and Choice in April 2015. This guide has been temporarily withdrawn whilst the LGPC Secretariat make a series of updates to its content. In the meantime, transfer declaration forms can still be found on the guides and sample documents page.
16 October 2015 LGPS 2014 Practitioners' Guide Course notes from the LGPC Secretariat's practitioner training course for LGPS 2014.
10 July 2015 Q&A for funds on transfers to DC Q&A for funds on the impacts of the introduction of Freedom and Choice in April 2015 on members transferring out of the LGPS to defined contribution schemes.
15 January 2015 AVC Scenarios Set out the LGPC Secretariat's understanding of the approaches to be taken in various AVC scenarios between April 2014 and March 2015. It was withdrawn from April 2015 due to a major shift in the position on how post 2014 AVC contracts should be dealt with. Please see the ‘Freedom and Choice and AVCs’ entry in Bulletin 126 for more information.
11 April 2014 HR and Payroll FAQs Set out the LGPC's understanding of the requirements of the LGPS Regulations 2013 in respect of several issues raised by HR and Payroll sections in the run up to the implementation of LGPS2014.
2000 Pension Sharing on Divorce A guide for administering authorities issued by LGPC in 2000 on the administration of pension sharing on divorce. It has not been updated to reflect subsequent changes in relevant legislation.