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Understanding your role

If you’re involved in governing and administering public service pension schemes you should understand your role and have the appropriate skills and expertise.

Importance of good governance

Running a public service pension scheme can be complex and challenging. Good governance can help you to overcome these challenges and deliver good member outcomes.

Roles and responsibilities

A number of people and organisations are involved in making sure that public service pension schemes are well run. Make sure you understand your role and the role of others involved in the scheme.

Knowledge and understanding duty on board members

If you’re a pension board member for a public service pension scheme you must meet certain legal requirements that relate to your knowledge and understanding.

Learn about managing public service schemes

Use our Public Service toolkit to learn about managing public service pension schemes and to increase your knowledge and understanding.

Investments and funding of local government schemes

If you are involved in running a local government pension scheme you may have investment responsibilities.