If you need to change your name, address or bank details, you should contact the Pensions team. Alternatively, you can change your email, postal address and phone number online or you can complete the form below and return it to the address provided.
If your circumstances have changed you should inform your scheme employer with any relevant amendments to your personal details, including changes to your:
- postal address
- email address
- marital/partner status.
You can also update these details by logging into your personal online account.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Authority has a responsibility to ensure that it protects the fund that it administers. Due to this obligation it may use the information provided by its members for the purpose of prevention and detection of fraud. This information may also be shared with other bodies administering public Schemes solely for these purposes.
The Firefighters’ Pension Schemes currently participate in an anti-fraud initiative organised by the Cabinet Office, which is carried out under Part 6 of the Local Audit & Accountability Act 2014. Under this act, the details of deferred and pensioner members are provided to the Cabinet Office. This is so that information can be compared against that provided by other public bodies to ensure that no pensions are being paid to persons who are deceased or no longer entitled to them.
While the object of this exercise is the detection of fraud, previous similar exercises have helped to uncover underpayments to pensioners, which could then be rectified. These exercises, therefore, help ensure the best use of fund.