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1 - The Sir George Earle Benevolent Fund - Update...

The Sir George Earl Benevolent Fund and the Trustees have some important news regarding the future of the fund. To find out more Click>The Sir George Earle Benevolent Fund
2 - Pensioner Pay Dates April 2018 to March 2019

The list for Pensioner Pay Dates April 2018 to March 2019 is now available for you to view or download. For more information please Click>Pension Payroll Information
3 - PensionsTalk December 2017 edition

Pensions Talk is the Trustee newsletter. The newsletter is produced every year to help keep you up to date with information about your pension. To view the latest and previous Pensions Talk Click>Pensions Talk.
4 - Annual Report and Accounts 2017

Each year the Trustee of the Plan is required to prepare the Trustee Report and Accounts. The results are summarised and circulated to the full membership of the Plan in an annual edition of PensionsTALK. To View the latest and previous Report & Accounts Click>Report and Accounts
5 - Summary Funding Statement 2017

The latest Summary Funding Statement has now been made avaliable. To view the latest and previous Summary Funding Statements Click>Summary Funding Statement.
6 - Privacy Notice

The Trustee holds certain personal data about you and your dependants. Full details of the types of personal data the Trustee holds, how it uses that information and who it shares it with are set out in the Trustee's privacy notice - Click>Here
7 - In Touch - Summer 2017

In Touch is issued to pensioners. The newsletter are produced every year to help keep you up to date with information about your pension. In Touch - Summer 2017 has now just been issued, to view the "In Touch - Summer 2017" and previous issues Click>In Touch Summer 2017.
8 - Change of Trustee Chairman

Change of Trustee Chairman - for the latest news click>Trustee update
9 - Results are in - MND Candidate Election 2017

Results are in for the MND Candidate Election 2017 To find out the latest news on the MND Candidate Election 2017 Click>MND Candidate Election 2017.
10 - Mind the Gap - State Pension Age

Many of our members will have a State Pension Age that has already been changed to 66 or 67.  A further rise to 68 is currently scheduled to start in 2044 - this date may be brought forward if the Government thinks it appropriate, in the light of changes in life expectancy or wider changes in s...
11 - Valuation 2015

Every three years the Lafarge UK Pension Plan is required to undergo a valuation. The latest valuation was performed as at 30 June 2015 and was completed in September 2016. Valuation Talk has now been posted to all members and is now available on the website Click>ValuationTalk 2015 
12 - The Lafarge Holcim merger and the 2015 Valuat...

You may recall that, prior to the completion of the Lafarge Holcim merger in mid-July 2015, undertakings had been given by the Boards of both Lafarge and Holcim to have discussions with the Trustee Board following the merger with a view to agreeing long-term support for the Plan under the new owners...
13 - Post Brexit Investment position

The result of the UK’s recent EU Referendum vote was unexpected, and has led to significant turbulence in financial markets around the world. This volatility is likely to persist for some time to come. Stock markets have seen material volatility, as have government bonds, and the pound has fal...
14 - UPDATE - Merger and Trustee

An update for members following the launch of LafargeHolcim. To find out more, please Click>Merger Last update - 15 July 2015
15 - Extra Tax Relief - Marriage Allowance

Did you know that if you were born on or after 6 April 1935 and are married or in a civil relationship and one of you has an income of £10,600 or less per year. from 6 April 2015, you may be able to reduce your husband, wife or civil partner's tax by £212. For more information or to reg...
16 - WARNING – "A lifetime's savings lost in a m...

Pension scammers are singling out pension savers and claiming that they can help people cash in their pension early. Deferred pensioners who agree to this could face a tax bill of more than half their pension savings. The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has continued its campaign ...