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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

A compensation scheme for veterans for any injury or illness which has been caused by or made worse by their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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COVID 19: changes to Veterans UK Services

COVID 19: changes to Veterans UK Services

Due to ongoing COVID-19 precautions, there are changes to Veterans UK services. You can find the latest information here

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Due to COVID-19 precautions, all Veterans UK services are operating via remote working and this has meant we have had to change several of our services.

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Due to COVID-19 precautions, all Veterans UK services are operating via remote working and this has meant we have had to change several of our services.

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Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Information on how to contact Veterans UK and their services.

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Suspension of War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Medical Examinations and Assessments

Suspension of War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Medical Examinations and Assessments

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), who arrange our medical examinations are to cancel all examinations for a period of up to 3 months from 17 March 2020.

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Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

The Veterans UK website has been completely redesigned, meaning you now have a better website with easier to find information about veterans support services.

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Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

The Veterans UK website has been completely redesigned, meaning you now have a better website with easier to find information about support services for veterans.

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Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Information on how to contact Veterans UK and their services.

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Detailed guide: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

Detailed guide: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

A compensation scheme for UK serving and former service personnel injured as a result of their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

A compensation scheme for veterans for any injury or illness which has been caused by or made worse by their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Detailed guide: Review of an Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) award

Detailed guide: Review of an Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) award

Information and guidance on the types of reviews available for your Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) award and when you can apply.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Other allowances that may be available

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Other allowances that may be available

Information and guidance on how to apply for War Pension supplementary and additional allowances.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA)

Information and guidance on how to apply for War Pension Constant Attendance Allowance.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA)

Information and guidance on how to apply for War Pension Constant Attendance Allowance.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Clothing Allowance

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Clothing Allowance

Information and guidance on how to apply for Clothing Allowance.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Allowance for Lowered Standard of Occupation

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Allowance for Lowered Standard of Occupation

Information and guidance on how to apply for the Allowance for Lowered Standard of Occupation (ALSO).

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Unemployability Supplement (UnSupp)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Unemployability Supplement (UnSupp)

Information and guidance on how to apply for War Pension Unemployability Supplement.

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Detailed guide: What to do when a service person or veteran dies

Detailed guide: What to do when a service person or veteran dies

Emotional and practical support for bereaved families and loved ones is available from Government departments and approved charities.

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Detailed guide: What to do when a service person or veteran dies

Detailed guide: What to do when a service person or veteran dies

Emotional and practical support for bereaved families and loved ones is available from government departments and approved charities.

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Detailed guide: Support after the death of a service person or veteran

Detailed guide: Support after the death of a service person or veteran

Bereavement compensation information for when the death of a service person or veteran was predominantly caused by service on or after 6 April 2005.

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Detailed guide: Support after the death of a service person or veteran

Detailed guide: Support after the death of a service person or veteran

Bereavement compensation information for when the death of a service person or veteran was predominantly caused by service on or after 6 April 2005.

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Detailed guide: War Widow(er) Pension: Supplementary Allowances

Detailed guide: War Widow(er) Pension: Supplementary Allowances

Information about War Widows or Widowers Pension Supplementary Allowances.

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Detailed guide: Funeral expenses for War Pensioners and veterans

Detailed guide: Funeral expenses for War Pensioners and veterans

Information and guidance on how to claim funeral expenses for a veteran whose death was due to service before 6 April 2005.

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Detailed guide: Funeral expenses for War Pensioners and veterans

Detailed guide: Funeral expenses for War Pensioners and veterans

Information and guidance on how to claim funeral expenses for a veteran whose death was due to service before 6 April 2005.

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Detailed guide: War Widow(er) Pension: Supplementary Allowances

Detailed guide: War Widow(er) Pension: Supplementary Allowances

Information about War Widows or Widowers Pension Supplementary Allowances.

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Detailed guide: Charity support for veterans

Detailed guide: Charity support for veterans

Charities and other organisations that may be able to provide advice or assistance to veterans and their families.

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Detailed guide: Family support for veterans

Detailed guide: Family support for veterans

Help and support for families of veterans.

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Guidance: Armed Forces Pensions and National Insurance Modification

Guidance: Armed Forces Pensions and National Insurance Modification

A guide on Armed Forces Pensions and how they may be affected by National Insurance Modification.

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Guidance: Asbestos in defence equipment platforms buildings and infrastructure

Guidance: Asbestos in defence equipment platforms buildings and infrastructure

Update on Ministry of Defence (MOD) management of asbestos in defence equipment platforms, buildings and infrastructure.

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Press release: Power outage affecting Veterans UK helpline

Press release: Power outage affecting Veterans UK helpline

As a result of a power outage at Veterans UKs offices, the Veterans UK helpline is currently offering a limited service.

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Press release: Power outage affecting Veterans UK helpline

Press release: Power outage affecting Veterans UK helpline

A power outage is currently affecting the Veterans UK Helpline so it will only be able to offer a limited service from 9.30am on Wednesday 13 November until power is restored.

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Guidance: Help and support for Service Leavers and their Families

Guidance: Help and support for Service Leavers and their Families

Information pages for help and support for service leavers and their Families

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Guidance: Defence Transition Referral Protocol (DTRP)

Guidance: Defence Transition Referral Protocol (DTRP)

Defence Transition Referral Protocol (DTRP) is the new mechanism for referring Service Personnel/Leavers, veterans and their families to Veterans UK for information and support.

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Form: Veterans UK pensions forms

Form: Veterans UK pensions forms

Use these forms when claiming pensions under AFPS 75 and AFPS 05.

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Guidance: Step by step guide for the AFPS Pension Savings Taxation (Annual Allowance) notification letter for Tax Year 2018/19

Guidance: Step by step guide for the AFPS Pension Savings Taxation (Annual Allowance) notification letter for Tax Year 2018/19

This guide has been provided to assist members of the Armed Forces who have exceeded the standard tax free pension savings limit of 40,000 for tax year 2018/19 or both the threshold income exceeds 110k and the adjusted income (threshold income plus PIA) exceeds 150k, on their AFPS pension savings.

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Simpler Internal Dispute Resolution Procedures for the AFPS

Simpler Internal Dispute Resolution Procedures for the AFPS

New streamlined changes make the Armed Forces Pension Schemes Internal Dispute Resolution Procedures simpler

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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Guidance: War Pension Scheme

Guidance: War Pension Scheme

Information about compensation schemes for UK serving and former serving personnel injured as a result of their service in the armed forces.

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British soldiers killed during WW2 are honoured as they are laid to rest

British soldiers killed during WW2 are honoured as they are laid to rest

Two unknown British soldiers have finally been laid to rest after they lost their lives during World War 2.

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Ensuring the right payments are made to the right people

Ensuring the right payments are made to the right people

As an overseas member of the Armed Forces Pension Schemes it is important to report any changes of circumstances that may affect your pension to ensure you are receiving the right payments.

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Services held for 2 Welsh brothers in arms killed during the Great War

Services held for 2 Welsh brothers in arms killed during the Great War

Two military services took place yesterday on the western front to commemorate 2 Welsh soldiers killed during the Great War.

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