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November 2021

Prudential AVC investment delays


There have been ongoing national issues with the Fund’s Additional Voluntary Contribution (AVC) providers, Prudential, and their service delivery standards. A statement from Prudential has confirmed the following...

October 2021

Annual Benefit Statements 2021


The Fund has now issued most of the Annual Benefit Statements for the year ending 31 March 2021. We are sorry that some members received these slightly later than usual this year. There are a small number of statements still to be issued, for both active and deferred members, and we expect these to be issued during October....

April 2021

New Equiniti contact number


​The recent pandemic has highlighted the need to change technologies to better support different ways of working, ensuring business continuity is secure. As part of this, Equiniti have now successfully changed their telephony infrastructure. This means the service is now well equipped to continue to provide services, with robust and resilient technology in place....

Pension Increase for April 2021


​The Hackney Fund are pleased to announce the Pension Increase payable from 12 April 2021 is 0.5 %. The rate is confirm by the Treasury, and is measured each year using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the 12 months to the previous September (ie. CPI rate at September 2020, to take effect April 2021)....

March 2021

LTA Frozen for 5 Years following 2021 Budget


​The Lifetime Allowance will be frozen for the next five years, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced. He made the announcement, as part of the 2021 Spring Budget, on Wednesday 3 March....

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