How Can I Increase my Pension Benefits?

10th April 2024

How Can I Increase my Pension Benefits?

Supporting yourself financially when you reach retirement age and leave work is an important aspect for your transition into retirement.

As part of your employment, you are provided with the entitlement to build up a pension within the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS); a public sector, government backed and guaranteed pension scheme.

There are options available to you if you’d like to increase the amount of pension and lump sum you stand to receive upon retirement. This factsheet will discuss these options, and provide information as to how these additional payments can be organised.