This page contains guides and sample documents issued by the LGA Bluelight team in collaboration with the Fire Communications Working Group on a variety of subjects.  The topics are listed in alphabetical order with both tracked and clean versions available where there have been changes to the documents.

Items in Word format can be edited - please check any areas highlighted in yellow or as otherwise instructed.

Topic Document and description Intended audience Publication date
Annual Benefit Statements ABS 2018 template and notes (Word, 29 pages, 148kb) FRAs, LPBs  June 2018
Disclosure Guide to Disclosure of Information requirements (PDF, 13 pages, 376kb) FRAs, LPBs  July 2018

Discretions

Full list of discretions available to scheme managers in the FPS (PDF, 82 pages, 990kb) FRAs, LPBs  July 2018

 

FPS 1992 discretions and table of delegations (Word, 19 pages, 290kb)

FRAs, LPBs  July 2018

 

FPS 2006 discretions and table of delegations  (Word, 19 pages, 292kb)

FRAs, LPBs

 July 2018

 

FPS 2015 discretions and table of delegations (Word, 18 pages, 245kb) FRAs, LPBs  July 2018

 

FCS discretions and table of delegations  (Word, 15 pages, 203kb) FRAs, LPBs  July 2018

GDPR

Template privacy notice for FRAs as Data Controllers (Word, 8 pages, 57kb) FRAs  May 2018
  Notes on use/ adaptation of the template privacy notice (PDF, 7 pages, 331kb) FRAs  May 2018

Member guides

Short guide to FPS 2015 (Word, 12 pages, 29kb) Scheme members  July 2018
  SI 2018/997 - Leaflet for communicating scheme changes to members (Word, 3 pages, 92kb) Scheme members  November 2018

Retirement decision trees

Benefit flowchart for an FPS 2015 member with 1992 transitional benefits (PDF, 1 page, 273kb)

FRAs     Scheme members

 September 2018
  Benefit flowchart for an FPS 2015 member with standard 2006 transitional benefits (PDF, 1 page, 244kb)

FRAs     Scheme members

 September 2018

  Benefit flowchart for an FPS 2015 member with special 2006 transitional benefits (PDF, 1 page, 250kb)

FRAs     Scheme members

 September 2018

  Benefit flowchart for a member with FPS 2015 benefits only (PDF, 1 page, 309kb)

FRAs     Scheme members

 September 2018

Technical notes Taxable treatment of Ill-Health pension paid from the compensation scheme (PDF, 5 pages, 299kb) FRAs  September 2017
  2017 amendment orders (PDF, 20 pages, 553kb) FRAs  September 2017
  2018 amendment orders (PDF, 6 pages, 272kb) FRAs  September 2018