Welcome to the Firefighters’ Pension Schemes Regulations and Guidance website.

The site has been developed to hold all resources relating to the administration of the Firefighters’ Pension Schemes and provide Fire & Rescue Authorities and administrators with tools and guidance to provide an efficient and effective service to their members.

Details of events relevant to the Firefighters’ Pension Schemes can be found on the Events page. A calendar of forthcoming diary dates is also included in our monthly FPS bulletins from January 2018 onwards.

For more information about governance of the schemes and the work of the Scheme Advisory Board, please visit our dedicated Board website.

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Latest news

4 February 2021

On 4 February 2021 the government published its consultation response on how it intends to remove the discrimination identified by the courts in the 2015 pension reforms through changes to primary legislation and Firefighters’ Pension Schemes regulations.

Public Service Pensions Consultation Response and Update: written statement HCWS757 (HTML)

Public Service Pensions: Government response to consultation (PDF, 72 pages, 838kb)

Home Office public service pension schemes consultation response Fire FAQs (PDF, 10 pages, 164kb)

For further information, visit our age discrimination remedy implementation page.

29 January 2021

FPS bulletin 41 - January 2021 has been published today.

Our first bulletin of 2021 includes an article on the Firefighters’ Compensation scheme and a statement from the Scheme Advisory Board on medical assessments.

We are also pleased to release the latest version of our TPR six key processes factsheet which has been updated to reflect the results from the Pensions Regulator’s most recent Governance and Administration survey.