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Members who joined the scheme before 01/01/2013 will have accrued final salary benefits for service through to 31/12/2012 and CRB benefits for service from 01/01/2013 onward. Members in this section of the scheme will have all of their pension administered by our office unless they have chosen to set up an additional defined contribution fund with SEI Capita.

The full scheme rules are available at: The CPS Scheme Rules  and 2004 Scheme Changes

If you are looking for forms or reporting a death please see the CPS homepage.

On this page this you can find-


Detailed Guidance

SEI Master Trust



The following document offers an overview of the CRB section of the CPS and provides a good starting point for understanding your pension-

CRB Scheme Guide


Detailed Guidance

The following factsheets cover specific areas of the CRB section of the CPS in more detail-

Factsheet 1 Eligibility

Factsheet 2 Retirement Benefits

Factsheet 3 Contributions

Factsheet 4 Salary Sacrifice

Factsheet 5 Topping up your Benefits

Factsheet 6 Early Retirement

Factsheet 7 Late Retirement

Factsheet 8 Pension Increases

Factsheet 9 Death Benefits

Factsheet 10 Leaving Service

Factsheet 11 Ill Health and Incapacity Retirement

Factsheet 12 Transfers

Factsheet 13 Divorce

Factsheet 14 State Pension Benefits

Factsheet 15 Disputes and Complaints

Factsheet 16 Flexible Retirement

Factsheet 17 Absence (including Maternity / Paternity, sabbatical and sickness leave)


SEI Master Trust

Members of the CRB section of the CPS do not automatically accrue a defined contribution fund but can commence one by paying AVCs or by completing a transfer in from an external pension scheme. The defined contribution fund is administered by the SEI Master Trust team.

Members can view and manage their SEI Master Trust pension online here.

Unless you have chosen otherwise the SEI Master Trust will invest your fund using the default investment strategy outlined in the following factsheet:

SEI Default Fund

Below are links to factsheets for the full range of investment funds that are available to members of the SEI Master Trust.

If you wish to make changes to the investment strategy for your SEI Master Trust fund you can use the link above to view and manage your SEI Master Trust pension online.

Funds (* denotes where used in the default strategy)

SEI Asset Allocation (Multi-Asset) Funds

1. SEI Aggressive Fund

2. SEI Growth Fund

3. SEI Core Fund *

4. SEI Moderate Fund *

5. SEI Defensive Fund

SEI investment (Asset Class) Funds

6. SEI Global Select Equity Fund

7. SEI Emerging Markets Equity Fund

8. SEI UK Equity Fund

9. SEI US Small Companies Fund

10. SEI Factor Allocation Global Equity Fund *

11. SEI Global Opportunistic Fixed Income Fund

12. SEI Global Fixed Income Fund

13. SEI UK Core Fixed Interest Fund

Externally Managed Funds

14. BlackRock Market Advantage Strategy Fund

15. Columbia Threadneedle Property Fund

16. Columbia Threadneedle Responsible UK Equity Fund

17. State Street global Advisers (SSgA) Global Equity 50/50 ESG Screened Index Sub Fund

18. SSgA Sterling Liquidity Sub-Fund *

19. SSgA Sterling Non-Gilts Bond All Stocks ESG Screened Index Fund

20. SSgA UK Conventional Gilts Over 15 Years Index Fund

21. SSgA UK Index Linked Gilts Over 5 Years Index Fund

22. SSgA UK ESG Screened Equity Index Sub Fund

23. SSgA All World ESG Screened Equity Fund