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Increasing your benefits

As a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme, you can pay extra in order to increase your pension benefits. 

You can improve your LGPS retirement benefits by paying Additional Pension Contributions (APCs) or Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs).  Please use the links below to find out more.


Additional Pension Contributions (APCs)

Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs)


Other Ways to Increase Your Pension

Stakeholder pensions and other options are available as an alternative.  Further information is available on the Pension Advisory website.