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Part time working

Your scheme benefits will reflect the actual hours you have worked.

When calculating your pension, we use the full time equivalent pensionable earings and reduce the service by a fraction which is your normal contractual hours worked compared to an equivalent full time member. For example if you worked part-time for 20 hours each week and the full time contractual hours for someone in the same grade were 37 hours per week, the calculation would be based on 20 hours divided by 37 hours. If you joined the scheme at age 35 and retired at age 60, and had been in the pension scheme for 25 years working 20 hours during the whole of your scheme membership, your reckonable service at retirement would be 13 years 187 days (25 x 20/37 = 13 years 187 days service).