Keep up to date with all the latest news from Derbyshire Pension Fund and the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) including changes to the website, regulations, governance, available training and best practice.
27 April 2022 - Our newsletter for employers, issued April 2022
31 March 2022 - Our newsletter for employers, issued March 2022
9 March 2022 - Derbyshire Pension Fund (the Fund) has around £12m invested in Russian companies out of a portfolio of over £6bn. The Fund and its Fund managers are continuing to monitor and assess developments in Ukraine and in Russia and to assess the implications of the sanctions being put in place against Russia.
24 February 2022 - Our newsletter for employers, number 181, issued February 2022.
1 February 2022 - Our newsletter for employers, number 180, issued January 2022.
18 January 2022 - The Fund's annual report is now published.
23 December 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, number 179, issued December 2021.
22 December 2021 - Derbyshire Pension Fund's Christmas and New Year opening times for 2021 and 2022
26 November 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, number 178, issued November 2021.
23 November 2021 - The date for the next meeting of the LGPS Central Joint Committee has been confirmed as Friday 14 January 2022 at 10am.
19 November 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, issued October 2021
1 October 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, issued September 2021
29 September 2021 - We're currently looking for a new employer member for our Derbyshire Pension Board
31 August 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, issued August 2021
29 July 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, issued July 2021
26 July 2021 - Funding strategy statement: 2021 consultation
22 July 2021 - Our Derbyshire Pension Board met on 15 June 2021. Read their meeting notes on the Derbyshire Pension Board meetings page.
24 June 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, issued June 2021.
26 May 2021 - Our newsletter for employers, issued May 2021.
20 May 2021 - The date for the next meeting of the LGPS Central Joint Committee has been confirmed as Friday 18 June 2021 at 10am.
26 April 2021 - Newsletter issue 171. April 2021.
24 March 2021 - The pension calculator has moved.
19 March 2021 - Prudential have issued another statement regarding delays in investing contributions and paying out AVC funds.
8 March 2021 - Newsletter issue 170. March 2021.
4 March 2021 - Consultation with employers on the proposed Pension Administration Strategy 2021.
26 February 2021 - Assurances provided by Prudential that no financial detriment will be incurred due to their processing delays.
22 January 2021 - Newsletter 169, issued January 2021.
18 January 2021 - Some UK banks will no longer operate accounts for people without a permanent UK address. Our pensioner members living in Europe after the UK leaves the European Union need to check with their banks if they'll be affected by the changes.
22 December 2020 - Derbyshire Pension Fund's Christmas and New Year opening times for 2020 and 2021
11 December 2020 - October 2020 consultation feedback
16 November 2020 - A meeting of the LGPS Central Pool is due to be held on Friday 20 November 2020 starting at 10am.
4 November 2020 - Information for pensioners who have a received a letter asking for verification.
13 October 2020 - The government are looking to bring in new rules for active members of the LGPS. These new rules may affect future redundancy retirements, business efficiency retirements and exit payments.
22 September 2020 - Investment Strategy Statement, Responsible Investment Framework and Climate Strategy: 2020 consultation
18 September 2020 - Employer newsletter 168
23 July 2020 - Following a change in LGPS regulations, Derbyshire Pension Fund have opened a consultation on their a draft exit credit policy and welcome feedback from employers and stakeholders.
25 June 2020 - Employer newsletter 167, issued June 2020.
15 April 2020 - Employer special bulletin - April 2020: Coronavirus and the LGPS, year end returns for 2019/20 and contribution rates for 2020/21.
1 April 2020 - The latest issue of our newsletter for LGPS employers contains important information, including the LGPS employee contribution bandings for 2020/2021.
20 March 2020 - A news item on: what we're doing to minimise the disruption to our service during the coronavirus outbreak, the best way to contact us, how your benefits are worked out and what to do if you're contacted by a scammer.
27 February 2020 - Issue 165, February 2020, includes items about: Year End Return 2019/20, valuation results & employer contribution rates, Funding Strategy Statement, Pensions Administration Strategy, monthly data collection (i-Connect), McCloud & Employers' Data Retention Policy, Ill Health Retirement Tier 3, employees' LGPS contribution rates 2020/21, pension fund annual report 2018/19, Derbyshire Pension Board, our email addresses and LGA training.
8 January 2020 - The triennial valuation and the 2020 funding strategy statement consultation.
12 December 2019 - Implementation of the i-Connect data submission platform and the Fund valuation employer seminar.
30 October 2019 - Employer newsletter 164, October 2019. Employer HR event 25 November. Valuation results event 13 January. Dedicated employer email address. Taking LGPS benefits before 75.
25 September 2019 - Newsletter 163, issued September 2019, includes items on the employer contribution rate review, drop in sessions, LGPS employer HR seminar, TUPE - options for members, L1a leaver revision form, contributions payment references, Pensions Administration Strategy and the improved pension calculator.
19 September 2019 - We have launched a new and improved version of our online pension calculator. It can be used by all active scheme members to get an estimate of what your pension may be if you retire on a date of your choice.
30 August 2019 - At the Pensions and Investments Committee meeting on 31 July 2019, the 'Governance Policy and Compliance Statement' and the 'Pension Administration Strategy' for 2019 were approved for publication.
30 August 2019 - Our 2019 Annual Benefit Statements for active and deferred members are now being sent by post to home addresses.
25 June 2019 - On 21 June 2019 representatives from our fund will attend the LGPS Central Pool Joint Committee (LGPSC) at Shire Hall in Shrewsbury.
19 June 2019 - Our 2019 communications policy statement was approved by the Pensions and Investments committee on 8 May 2019, and is now available to view.
20 May 2019 - Fund discretions document, revised and approved by Derbyshire County Council's Pensions and Investments Committee on 8 May 2019.
8 May 2019 - Our Pensions and Investment Committee met on 8 May 2019.
2 May 2019 - A vacancy is currently available on our Pension Board for a voluntary member representative.
9 April 2019 - Changes to the LGPS regulations came into force from 10 January 2019 relating to survivor benefits for a registered civil partner or a same-sex spouse of a deceased scheme member, and also access to pension benefits for scheme members who left before 1 April 1998.
4 April 2019 - Our latest employer newsletter is issue 161. It contains information about employee and employer contributions 2019/2020, discretions policy and year end return deadlines and ill health retirement appointments.
12 March 2019 - Our Pensions and Investment Committee met on 12 March 2019.
19 February 2019 - Employer newsletter 160, including information on our employer training on 13 March 2019, a Pension Board vacancy, the year end return and the LGPS employee contributions bands for 2019/2020.
6 February 2019 - Employer newsletter 159, including information about 2018/2019 year end and the Derbyshire Pension Fund valuation.
28 January 2019 - Changes to our reduction factors news item
24 January 2019 - Our Pensions and Investment Committee met on 23 January 2019.
18 December 2018 - Our Christmas and New Year opening times for 2018 / 2019
11 December 2018 - On 14 December 2018 representatives from our fund will attend the LGPS Central Pool Joint Committee (LGPSC) at Shire Hall in Shrewsbury.
7 November 2018 - Revised investment strategy and annual report for the year ending 31 March 2018.
1 October 2018 - After 9 months of hard work we are excited to announce the launch of the new website for Derbyshire Pension Fund.