In conjunction with National Pension Awareness Day 2021, Forces Pension Society will be delivering a pension focussed webinar for the Officers’ Association.Read more
The McCloud case relates to an age discrimination ruling that concerns the transitional arrangements across Public Sector pensions when the 2015 schemes were introduced (AFPS 15 for the Armed Forces)Read more
The Government’s latest direction on dealing with Coronavirus has required us to implement our business continuity plan in full; these procedures are now in place.Read more
In yet another significant campaigning triumph the Society has successfully argued the case for reinstating the “Short-Term Family Pension”.
The Short-Term Family Pension is a special payment made immediately following bereavement under the 1975 scheme – the widow or widower or civil partner will continue to receive pensionable pay (or full pension, if in payment) for three or six months following the death of the scheme member. This has always been seen as a way of providing short-term financial support at a very difficult time.Read more