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News updates

Pensions are constantly evolving and there may be changes that affect your membership, so it’s important to keep up to date with what’s happening.

  • 06 April 2020

    COVID 19 - risk of pension scams

    During this uncertain time members of many pension schemes might look to transfer their pension and they could be targeted by scammers.


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  • 23 March 2020

    Coronavirus update

    A message of reassurance to our members.


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  • 05 March 2020

    Your 2020 pension increase

    An article on the 2020/2021 pension increase including information on GMP and State Pension increase too.


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  • 10 February 2020

    SMART Pensions Annual Election

    Members of the SLC Section need to take action by 20 March 2020.


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  • 28 January 2020

    Brexit update

    The UK is officially withdrawing from the European Union on 31 January 2020 and will be in a transition period until 31 December 2020.


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  • 28 January 2020

    Member Trustees

    We have recently completed a selection process for vacancies on the Trustee Board.


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  • 11 October 2019

    Your personal account… coming soon

    You’ll soon be able to register for your own personal myESPS account to view details of your pension account.


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  • 20 August 2019

    Tell us what you think!

    We'd love to hear your feedback on your new website, so please get in touch.


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  • 30 July 2019

    Pensions dashboards

    Pensions dashboards were first announced in the 2016 Budget as a way to help people see information about all their pension savings in one place, including their State Pension.


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  • 23 July 2019

    Equalising benefits from Guaranteed Minimum Pensions (GMPs)

    In 2018, a High Court ruled that benefits arising from Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) must be equalised for men and women.


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  • 22 July 2019

    Electricity Supply Pension Scheme Annual Meeting

    The Scheme’s Annual Meeting will take place on Monday 25 November 2019 at the offices of Eversheds Sutherland.


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  • 22 July 2019

    Magnox Electric Group Trustee Annual Meeting

    The Magnox Electric Group Trustee Annual Meeting will be held on Friday 6th December 2019.


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  • 08 April 2019

    Lifetime Allowance increase for 2019/20

    The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) increased to £1,055,000 from 6 April 2019.


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  • 06 March 2019

    New name unveiled for Single Financial Guidance Body

    From 6 April, the Single Financial Guidance Body will be re-named as the Money and Pensions Service (MAPS).


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  • 21 February 2019

    New laws target pension fraudsters

    In January 2019, cold calls on pensions became illegal. Make sure you know the warning signs of scams.


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