Firefighters' Pension Scheme (England) Regulations 2014 come into force

Implementation date: 1 April 2015

The Regulations establish a new pension scheme for the payment of pensions and other benefits in respect of firefighters in England, as part of the Government's programme of reforms to public sector pensions. The new scheme includes a pension calculated by reference to the member's career average earnings, a normal pension age of 60, and a deferred pension age equal to the state pension age.