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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 Ł40,000 for tax year 2018/19 or both the threshold income exceeds Ł110k and the adjusted income (threshold income plus PIA) exceeds Ł150k, 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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Grave of Royal Welsh Fusilier identified a century after his death in the Great War

Grave of Royal Welsh Fusilier identified a century after his death in the Great War

A rededication ceremony for Corporal Robert Owen Davies was held on Tuesday 18 June in France.

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Family of World War 1 soldiers attend their relatives' funeral a century after they gave their lives

Family of World War 1 soldiers attend their relatives' funeral a century after they gave their lives

Niece and great nephews of British soldiers attend their relative's funeral 100 years after they were killed in World War 1.

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Operational legacy investigations and inquests

Operational legacy investigations and inquests

Help for Veterans from Veterans UK, Veterans Welfare Service.

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Sea king helicopters, asbestos

Sea king helicopters, asbestos

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been investigating the incidence of asbestos in sea king helicopters.

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Sea king helicopters, asbestos

Sea king helicopters, asbestos

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been investigating the incidence of asbestos in sea king helicopters.

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Two unknown soldiers given military burial a century after their deaths in the Great War

Two unknown soldiers given military burial a century after their deaths in the Great War

Two unknown soldiers have been laid to rest more than 100 years after they fell serving their country during World War 1.

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The grave of Private Frederick Foskett, Lancashire Fusilier, killed during the Great War rededicated a century later

The grave of Private Frederick Foskett, Lancashire Fusilier, killed during the Great War rededicated a century later

The resting place of Private Frederick Foskett was honoured during a rededication service held at the Prowse Point Military Cemetery, Belgium.

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Can you help trace the family of a missing World War 2 soldier?

Can you help trace the family of a missing World War 2 soldier?

The MOD’s Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre is searching for male family members of a British soldier who was killed in action in October 1944.

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Sherwood Forester and an unknown soldier buried 100 years after their deaths in the Great War

Sherwood Forester and an unknown soldier buried 100 years after their deaths in the Great War

Two burial services have taken place on the Western Front for an unknown soldier of the Sherwood Foresters and an unknown soldier of an unknown regiment.

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Cornish soldier killed during World War 1 is finally laid to rest

Cornish soldier killed during World War 1 is finally laid to rest

Private (Pte) Arthur Burt who served with the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, has been honoured and has finally been laid to rest.

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New research on the long term health of 2 groups of older veterans

New research on the long term health of 2 groups of older veterans

Researchers from King’s College London, University of Oxford and Lancaster University are planning new research investigating whether past exposure to small doses of chemical warfare agents impact long term health.

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War disablement pension rates 2019

War disablement pension rates 2019

The 2019 war disablement pension rates have been announced.

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Your chance to question Ministry of Defence medals and records experts at Family History Shows

Your chance to question Ministry of Defence medals and records experts at Family History Shows

Ministry of Defence Medals and Records Offices, part of Defence Business Services, are attending family history show events where you can question the experts.

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JCCC’s commemorations team complete unprecedented levels of dedication during centenary year

JCCC’s commemorations team complete unprecedented levels of dedication during centenary year

War detectives’ go that extra mile for the fallen servicemen of both World Wars in 2018.

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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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Unknown warrior from World War 1 given final resting place

Unknown warrior from World War 1 given final resting place

Unknown British solder laid to rest 100 years after he was killed during World War 1.

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Brave World War 2 Halifax crew buried in dignified ceremony in Albania

Brave World War 2 Halifax crew buried in dignified ceremony in Albania

Seven crew members of 148 (special duties) squadron RAF have been laid to rest almost 75 years after they were killed in World War 2.

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Armed forces pay award 2018: extra payments for personnel that left the armed forces after 1 April 2018

Armed forces pay award 2018: extra payments for personnel that left the armed forces after 1 April 2018

Following the 2018 pay increase some service personnel who left service after 1 April 2018 may be entitled to arrears of pay.

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Armed forces pensions for life

Armed forces pensions for life

Pensions for life to be awarded to Armed Forces Pension Scheme 75 and War Pension Scheme spouses and civil partners.

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War Pension Scheme payments increases from April 2015

War Pension Scheme payments increases from April 2015

The new rates of pensions and allowances payable under the War Pensions Scheme from 6 April 2015 have now been announced and are set out in the tables below.

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Veterans UK helpline: Christmas and New Year opening times

Veterans UK helpline: Christmas and New Year opening times

Opening times for the Veterans UK helpline over the Christmas and New Year period

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Veterans UK website moves to GOV.UK

Veterans UK website moves to GOV.UK

The Veterans UK website moved to GOV.UK on 1 December 2014.

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