Police Pension Scheme 1987 (PPS 1987)

Q1. Why is there such a drop in lump sum if I go at 29 years service instead of 30 years but not much difference between 28 years and 29 years?

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Q2. Can I transfer previous pension rights in even though Ive been in the force x amount of years?
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Q3. What happens if I opt out of my current scheme?
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Q4. Will I have to pay tax if I go back to work within a month?
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Q5. Can I stop my added years?
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Q6. Can I purchase additional service?
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Q7. I have a small pension from a previous employer can I transfer it in now even though I declined before?
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Q8. Can I pay back my career break?
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Q9. Can I have a refund?
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Q10. What pension will my wife / husband / civil partner get if I die?
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Q11. What will my children get if I die?
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Q12. I have separated from my wife / husband / civil partner. How do I stop her / him getting anything from my pension if I die?
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Q13. Are state benefits taken into account when my Injury Pension is paid?
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Q14. Is it true that our commutation factors can change without notice?
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Q15. If I go part time, what is the effect on my pension?
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Q16. What happens if I have periods of child related leave or sick leave on reduced or nil pay?
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Q17. Does my pension increase each year?
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Q18. What happens when I reach my 55th Birthday do I get the arrears of pension increase paid as a lump sum?
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Q19. If my pension benefits are subject to an earmarking / pension sharing Order and my ex dies before me, what happens?
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Q20. I am moving abroad, what happens with my pension?
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Q21. What is the optimum time for me to retire?
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Q22. My CRTP has reduced, how does this impact on the pension calculation as I leave this year?
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