Scottish Borders Council Pension Fund is part of the national Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
If you join the fund you become a member and you will get a pension paid to you when you retire.
Participating employers with Scottish Borders Council Pension Fund include:
• Scottish Borders Council
• Borders College
• Scottish Borders Housing Association
• LIVE Borders
• Jedburgh Leisure Facilities Trust
• and a range of other organisations who have applied to be part of the Fund.
There are 18 employer organisations with the Fund.
The LGPS is a statutory scheme. This means that it is very secure because the amount members are paid in retirement is defined and set out in law.
Teachers and operational staff in the police and fire and rescue service have their own pension schemes and are not part of Scottish Borders Council Pension Fund. These pension schemes are administered by the Scottish Public Pensions Agency in Tweedbank, Galashiels.