Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

2. Information for employers

Employers in the East Sussex Pension Fund

The East Sussex Pension Fund is administered by East Sussex County Council, but other councils and public authorities can join the scheme. All employers, together with their contribution rates, are listed in the Participating employers document.

Pension discretions

There are a number of discretions available under the LGPS. There are discretions available to Employers and discretions available to the Administering Authority.

Each Employer participating in the East Sussex Pension Fund should have a policy on the statutory Employer discretions.

A list of the discretions available to the Administering Authority can be found in the Administration Authority Discretions document.

LGPS Employer Forms

Scheme Employers can download certain forms online, others can be obtained on request from the Pensions Team.

Teachers’ Pension Fund

Teachers have their own pension arrangements through the Teachers’ Pension Fund.

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