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GAD Guidance on added years (final salary schemes) and added pension (CARE scheme)


The factors and guidance for calculating added years in the 1992 scheme can be found within the regulations.

Dated Operative Date Document
28 January 1992 1 March 1992 

Rule G5 - Rules; Schedule 8 - Factors (as amended by SI 2005/2980 and SI 2013/1392)


Use the most recent factors dated 11 January 2019 with the guidance dated 26 November 2019, for both Standard (60ths) and Special members (45ths) of the 2006 scheme.

Dated Operative Date Document
26 November 2019  

FPS 2006 Purchase of increased benefits - factors and guidance (PDF, 14 pages, 428kb)

11 January 2019 11 January 2019

Added years GAD factors - Standard and Special members (xlsx, 19.3kb)

2 December 2014  

Added years GAD factors - Standard and Special members (PDF, 4 pages, 29kb)

2 December 2014  

Fire factor review (PDF, 17 pages, 57kb)

8 March 2013  

Added years GAD guidance (PDF, 7 pages, 108kb)

23 November 2012  

Added years GAD guidance (PDF, 6 pages, 98.2kb)

8 August 2008  

Added years GAD guidance (PDF, 6 pages, 64.8kb)


Use the most recent factors dated 11 January 2019 with the guidance dated 13 February 2020.

Dated Operative Date Document
13 February 2020  

FPS 2015 Purchase of Additional Pension - factors and guidance (PDF, 18 pages, 504kb) - UPDATED

11 January 2019 11 January 2019

Added pension GAD factors (xslx, 18.2kb)

22 June 2015  

Purchase of Additional Pension - Factors and Guidance (PDF, 17 pages, 160kb)