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.

HR guide to the LGPS

This guide sets out the requirements for Human Resources (HR) departments of employers who provide the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in England and Wales.


The guide provides information about the responsibilities and duties that an employer participating in the LGPS must undertake, as well as the minimum information an employer needs to supply to the relevant LGPS administering authority (East Sussex County Council) to enable us to administer the LGPS effectively.

Discretions

This is the power given by the LGPS to enable an employer or/and the pension fund administering authority to choose how they will apply the scheme in respect of certain provisions.


A full list of the discretionary policies to be determined upon by Scheme employers, administering authorities and other parties is provided.

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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