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Increasing your benefits

As a member of the Local Government Pension Scheme, you can pay extra 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)


You can also watch the 'Looking after your pension' video.


Other ways to increase your pension

The options that the LGPS offers may not be the only ways to increase your pension benefits.  The government-backed MoneyHelper website has more information about how you can increase your retirement income.