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The government has decided to withdraw regulations to cap exit payments in the public sector at £95k. Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explains what this means for members.
The government has announced its response to the consultation held in July 2020 - ‘Public service pension schemes: changes to the transitional arrangements to the 2015 schemes.’
Assistant General Secretary Lucille provides a guide to members on the Treasury's consultation on pensions.
Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby provides an update on the FDA's response to the Treasury consultation on the McCloud remedies and future pension provision.
Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby looks at the current Treasury consultation on the options for McCloud remedies and future pension provision.
Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explains the latest civil service pensions news and shares a Q&A on the impact on McCloud and Sargeant Judgements.
FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby has written to Rupert McNeil – the Government Chief People Officer – to ask a new pension policy be extended to senior civil servants.
FDA Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby explained that while doctors will be granted greater freedom with pension tax contributions, senior civil servants and NHS managers have been left behind.
Assistant General Secretary discusses the latest on same sex couples' survivor benefits, the McCloud and Sergeant judgement, and civil service pensioners' overpayment letters.
Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby discusses the latest developments in the world of civil service pensions.
Paying into a pension scheme should give you peace of mind and security in retirement – but it’s easy to fall foul of confusing pension rules if your plans change. Find out how the FDA helped one member get his retirement plans back on track.
"The Treasury approach, yet again, seeks to crack a nut with a sledgehammer," says Assistant General Secretary Lucille Thirlby.