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Pay Progression and your PDR

From 1 April this year sergeants, inspectors and chief inspectors will need to have a satisfactory PDR before receiving their next incremental pay rise. This will apply to constables from 1 April 2016. The following has been received today from the Home Office.

To:  All Chief Constables and Local Policing Bodies
Home Office Circular 006/2015 has been published on the GOV.UK website.
This publishes amendments to Annex F of the Secretary of State’s determinations under the Police Regulations 2003 to implement the 2014 Police Negotiating Board agreement published in PNB Circular 2013/14 (Revised) in relation to linking link police officer pay progression to Performance Development Review (PDR) grading.
The relevant amendments to Annex F are attached to this circular. These should be read in conjunction with College of Policing guidance on the new PDR standards, which is published on their website.
The effective date of these changes is 1 April 2015 unless otherwise stated.
Harriet Mackinlay
Police Pay & Conditions
Policing Directorate
Home Office

2015 CARE Scheme Member Guide

You can now download the full 2015 member guide on the new CARE Pension Scheme.

Check out our full pension page here

This document gives detailed information on the new scheme and you can now see how the new scheme operates and how it will affect you by clicking here

You can also download the PFEW FAQ on the CARE Scheme here

Transferred in Service and Transitional Arrangements

Update from the General Secretary.

After raising our concern, we have received some positive news from the Home Office today, that affects members who have accrued pension rights relating to other employments before joining the police.

If you are a member who has worked outside the police, then you may be able to transfer in those pension rights to your existing police pension scheme (PPS or NPPS). This may enable you to get transitional protection if you were not entitled to it before, or to get an improved level of transitional protection. This will benefit you financially.

Read more here.....

Motor Source Group Offers

Updated for March 2015

See the latest offers from the Motor Source Group for the following makes:

You can visit the Motor Source Group web site here

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