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The most recent updates to the website
Date Update information image
19 June 2018 Question of the month updated for June. question.jpg
25 May 2018 Data Protection section updated dataprotection.jpg
18 May 2018 Partners pensions - legal ruling added legal.jpg
15 May 2018 Information on deferred benefit statements for 2018 added deferredstatements.jpg
1 May 2018 Added the updated Core Belief Statement 2018 and the updated Investment Strategy Statement 2018 investments.jpg
1 May 2018 Members guide updated for May 2018 membersguide.jpg
24 April 2018 Question of the month updated for April. question.jpg
13 April 2018 Train journey process maps added. processmap.jpg
13 April 2018 Leaving: Transfer section updated. leaving.jpg
23 March 2018 Question of the month updated for March. question.jpg
21 March 2018 Grapevine Issue 23 (Spring 2018) added. grapevine.jpg
26 February 2018 Question of the month updated for February. question.jpg
1 February 2018 Brenda Warrington appointed the Greater Manchester Pension Fund’s first female Chair panels.jpg
8 January 2018 Book of Condolence – Councillor Kieran Quinn condolence.jpg
2 January 2018 Question of the month updated for January. question.jpg
22 December 2017 GMPF invest in the fourth largest water company (38 KB) Link to Adobe PDF Document added to the website. investments.jpg
14 December 2017 Buying extra pension with APCs section updated. apcs.jpg
14 December 2017 Comparing AVCs & APCs section added.
8 December 2017 Question of the month updated for December.
8 December 2017 First Bus transfer of LGPS members section updated to confirm the transfer to GMPF and updates to Westfield Health Contributions.
8 December 2017 First Bus transfer of LGPS members section updated to confirm the transfer to GMPF and updates to Westfield Health Contributions.
4 December 2017 Christmas and New Year opening times for 2017/2018 added.
1 December 2017 Shaping your future conference - Members' Report (542 KB) Link to Adobe PDF Document added to the website.
27 November 2017 Working out benefits section updated to include calculations for members that joined at different times, including new working out benefits examples.
27 November 2017 When you can retire and draw your benefits section updated
27 November 2017 Retiring on ill health section updated to include information for active and deferred members.
28 September 2017 Annual allowance section updated.
15 September 2017 Question of the month updated for September.
15 September 2017 Annual Report and Accounts 2017 added.
16 August 2017 Information for South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire First Bus members added.
2 August 2017 Added the What has happened to my projection this year? (218 KB) Link to Adobe PDF document factsheet for members that joined before April 2014
26 July 2017 Your Annual Pension Statements page updated for 2017 statements.
18 July 2017 GMPF Management Panel & Advisory Panel Members updated for 2017/18
18 July 2017 Investments holdings updated to include holdings as at 21/12/2016
12 July 2017 Procedure for Reporting Breaches of the Law to the Pensions Regulator added to policies and documents.
7 July 2017 Question of the month updated for July.
6 July 2017 Help registering for MyPension on an iPad or iPhone page added.
22 June 2017 New guide to fund options link added to An introduction to AVCs.
20 June 2017 Topping up your benefits booklet updated.
16 June 2017 Question of the month updated for June.
2 May 2017 Question of the month updated for May.
2 May 2017 Deferred benefit statements updated.
3 April 2017 Question of the month updated for April.
3 April 2017 Actuarial Valuation Report 2016 added.
3 April 2017 PLSA – Navigating entry into the LGPS for local government contractors (217 KB) Link to Adobe PDF Document document added to Becoming a GMPF Employer.
31 March 2017 Investment Strategy Statement (357 KB) Link to Adobe PDF Document added.
30 March 2017 Becoming a GMPF employer application forms and application information updated.
28 March 2017 New P60 & April payslip page added.
27 March 2017 Grapevine Issue 22 added.
6 March 2017 Question of the month updated for March.
4 March 2017 Pay bands updated for April 2017 onwards.
1 February 2017 Question of the month updated for February.
30 January 2017 Lifetime allowance FAQs updated.
10 January 2017 Response to MiFID II consultation (298 KB) Link to Adobe PDF Document
10 January 2017 Lump sum life cover updated.
1 December 2016 GMPF Update on Climate Change added.
29 September 2016 More information on transfers added.
15 September 2016 Annual Report and Accounts 2016 added.
14 September 2016 Lifetime allowance FAQs updated.
14 September 2016 Annual allowance FAQs updated.
29 July 2016 Your Annual Pension Statements page updated for 2016 statements.
23 May 2016 Deferred benefit statements page updated for 2016.
29 April 2016 The new State Pension and NI changes FAQs updated to include information on contracted out pension equivalent
4 April 2016 Updated the Lump sum nominations & pensions for dependants factsheet (1.18 MB) Link to Adobe PDF Document
23 March 2016 Added the revised 'Drawing your deferred benefits on the grounds of ill health' booklet
22 March 2016 Grapevine Issue 21 added
3 March 2016 2016 protection for lifetime allowance updated
24 February 2016 Pension pay date information added
23 February 2016 GMPF response to Government on LGPS Investment Regulations added (2.09 MB) Link to Adobe PDF Document
11 February 2016 Lifetime allowance FAQs updated to include information on 2016 protection
10 February 2016 Pensions Power Issue 35 added
2 February 2016 Pensioners Forum 2015 photo gallery added
9 December 2015 Pension Fund Management/Advisory Panel Agenda for 11/12/2015 added
19 November 2015 Added the updated members guide for 2015 (5.10 MB) Link to Adobe PDF Document
14 November 2015 Updated the Pensions Administration Strategy (1.01 MB) Link to Adobe PDF Document
21 September 2015 Added information on the Local Pension Board
17 September 2015 Updated the Lump sum nominations & pensions for dependants factsheet (1.18 MB) Link to Adobe PDF Document
14 September 2015 Greater Manchester Pension Fund address updated to Guardsman Tony Downes House
10 August 2015 Becoming a GMPF Employer page updated with new policies and guidance on Staff Lists and using WinZip for Compulsory Transfers
13 July 2015 Academies arrangements and the LGPS FAQ updated to Edition 4
23 June 2015 Glossary updated to include definitions for 'flexibly access' and 'defined contribution'
22 June 2015 Annual allowance FAQs and calculator updated
12 June 2015 Ill health guidance policies updated
23 May 2015 Accessibility statement update and accessibility controls added
20 April 2015 Cookies page updated to include those used in the Mypension service
2 February 2015 Technical consultation response: LGPS Amendment Regulations 2015 added to the Government consultations page
21 January 2015 Information about your pension in a divorce added
21 January 2015 Information about reductions in pay added
21 January 2015 Information about GMPF awards added
19 December 2014 Information for time off taken for jury service added
10 December 2014 Pensioners homepage updated
9 December 2014 Forms library updated
10 November 2014 Pensioners homepage updated
10 November 2014 Cookies policy for the GMPF website added
21 October 2014 Topping up your benefits booklet updated
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