All members that are not protected will have transferred into the FPS 2015 on 1 April 2015.
If, as of 1 April 2012, you were within 10 years of your Normal Pension Age under the FPS 2007 i.e. born before 1 April 1967 and as of 1 April 2012, aged 45 or over, you will see NO change in when you can retire, or any decrease in the amount of pension you will receive at your current Normal Pension Age. If this is the case, you are deemed to be a member with transitional protection and will therefore remain in the FPS 2007 and will NOT transfer to the FPS 2015.
There is a further 4 years of tapered protection for active members who, as of 1 April 2012, were up to 14 years from their current NPA under the FPS 2007 i.e. born between 1 April 1967 and 1 April 1971 and therefore aged between 41 and 45. For further information on how the tapered protection will apply, please click here.
All accrued rights in the FPS 2007 are protected and those past benefits will continue to be linked to your final pensionable pay when you leave the FPS 2015.