Pension factsheets from ATL

ATL's Understanding the Teachers' Pension Scheme is a series of factsheets explaining key details of the scheme.

You can view more information about specific topic areas, download or print the factsheets using the direct links below. To order a hard copy use the links ordered by topic on the left.

PEP01: Improving your pension prospects

PEP02: Death benefits and survivors' pensions

PEP03: Leaving teaching or lecturing but not retiring?

PEP04: Ill-health retirement

PEP05: Early retirement and the state pension

PEP06: Premature retirement compensation

PEP07: Re-employment after retirement

PEP08: National insurance modification

PEP09: Part-time and supply teaching, and part-time lecturing

PEP10: Guaranteed minimum pensions

PEP11: Don't gamble with your pension

PEP12: Calculation of pension benefits

PEP13: Pensions increases

PEP14: Repayment of withdrawn pension contributions

PEP15: Taking a drop in salary

PEP16: Actuarially reduced benefits and phased retirement

PEP17: Approaching retirement

ATL has also produced a guide to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), which can be viewed using the link below.

ADV22: Local government pension scheme

Need more help on pensions?

For further information or for specific advice on pensions issues, please contact the pensions team at ATL's London office. The telephone number for pensions enquiries only is 020 7782 1600. Please ensure that you have your membership number and relevant papers to hand when contacting ATL.

Planning for your retirement involves many important and sometimes complex decisions. Endsleigh has been appointed by ATL as the preferred provider of financial advice, should you wish to seek this. Please visit their website or call 0800 917 8875 for more details. Telephone lines are open Monday – Thursday 9am – 8pm and Friday 9am – 5pm. Retirement planning DVDs and seminars are available upon request.

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