Public sector transfer club documents

The documents provide information for Scheme members and participating schemes in respect of the operation of the public sector transfer Club following the career average reforms implemented in the public sector. Includes the revised Club memorandum for use from April 2015.

All public sector transfer club documents, including previous versions are available on the Civil Service Pensions website.




February 2017 Public sector transfer Club memorandum (effective from 1st March 2017) PDF
January 2017 List of schemes participating in the Club PDF
December 2015 List of schemes participating in the Club (effective to 31st December 2016) PDF
March 2015 Public sector transfer Club memorandum (effective from 1st April 2015 to 28th February 2017) PDF - updated Dec 2015
February 2015 A guide to the transfer Club and the annual allowance PDF
January 2013 A guide for members of Club schemes PDF
March 2012 March 2012 public sector transfer Club memorandum (until 31st March 2015) PDF

Other guidance



Documents (PDF)


April 2016 Guidance for the indexation of public service pensions

Guidance Note

November 2015 Pensions Ombudsman Service LGPS (England and Wales) ill health newsletter


October 2013 Fair Deal - Revises Government guidance setting out how pensions issues should be dealt with following compulsory transfers from the public sector to independent providers providing public services. Fair Deal for staff pensions:staff transfers from central government
December 2009 Admitted Body Status - Guidance from DCLG on situations where services are transferred from a local authority or other scheme employer DCLG admitted body guidance N/A
June 2007 The Directions Order - sets out the pensions protections that apply when a best value authority contracts out its services to a third party. The Best Value Authorities Staff Transfers (Pensions) Direction 2007 N/A