A summary of our publications is shown below. More are available to our clients so please contact your local PensionsWatch contact for more details.

Cessation in the LGPS

This publication sets out some general considerations regarding the consequences for an employer that ceases to participate in an LGPS fund.  It is a useful resource for:


  • Employers who may be considering joining an LGPS fund.

  • Employers already in an LGPS fund who may be considering outsourcing a service or function to a private contractor.


  • Employers who are considering ceasing participation in an LGPS Fund.

  • Admission bodies who expect to cease to participate in a fund upon the expiry of their admission agreement.

Guide to Pensions Accounting


This sets out a general overview of how and why employers account for their pensions obligations, with a focus on the Local Government Pension Scheme.  It provides those who are new to the subject with a basic introduction to some of the key concepts​.

Multi-Academy Trusts and the LGPS


This sets out how PensionsWatch can provide independent pensions advice to multi-academy trusts and save them time and money.

Pensions and Actuarial Terminology

Our A-Z of pensions and actuarial terminology, written in plain English, is available through the link below.