The 2018 Trustee newsletter is now available and can be found on the Useful documents page. Members will receive a copy in the post over the next few weeks.
Are you looking to make a change to your regular additional voluntary contribution (AVC) payments in this tax year?
BT has sent an update to all active members of the Scheme giving information about the outcome of the employee consultation.
BT to appeal recent High Court judgment regarding BT’s ability to change from RPI to another index for the purpose of calculating future pension increases for Section C.
The High Court has published its judgment regarding BT’s ability to change from RPI to another index for calculating Section C pension increases.
The BTPS Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) facility is a tax efficient way to improve your retirement savings. You can pay extra contributions into the BTPS which are invested within a fund and which, adjusted for investment returns, are applied at retirement to provide additional pension and/or tax-free lump sum benefits. More information can be found in the AVC Guide, which can be downloaded from Useful documents.
If you pay AVCs into the BTPS you benefit from:
You should be aware that there are also other ways to increase your retirement savings:
It is for you to decide which the best savings method is for you. As for any savings it is recommended that you seek independent financial advice. A financial adviser may charge you a fee for advice.
Please select from section A, B or C
For members who joined the Scheme before 1 December 1971
For members who joined the Scheme before 1 December 1971 and 31 March 1986
For members who joined the Scheme on or from 1 April 1986 but before the Scheme closed on 31 March 2001