Benefits of the pension scheme

Benefits of the pension scheme

Along with your salary, your pension is one of the most important benefits of joining the Civil Service

alpha or partnership?

alpha or partnership?

An overview of the pensions schemes you can join to help you can choose the one best suited to you.

Transfer in an old pension

Transfer in an old pension

You may be able to transfer an old public or private sector pension into your new Civil Service pension.

alpha scheme guide

alpha scheme guide

This is your guide to the benefits you may be entitled to as a member of the alpha pension scheme.

Partnership pension account

Partnership pension account

The partnership pension account is a defined contribution scheme.

Opting out of the pension scheme

Opting out of the pension scheme

If you’re thinking of opting out of your Civil Service pension...

Joining the pension scheme

After your salary, your pension is one of your biggest benefits.

It provides you with financial security and options when you retire, as well as benefits for your family and loved ones.

When you join the Civil Service you get access to the alpha pension with generous employer contributions and some of the lowest member contributions in the public sector.

You Are Not Alone 2

Members like me

See other pension scheme members who might be in a similar situation to you, from a new joiner, all the way to thinking about retirement. Read their stories to see what they, and you, should be looking at next...

See the members like you

Help and information

Guide to registering for the Pension Portal

How much you will pay

Pension Power webinar - your pension explained