Jump to content
Account Notice
  • To post a recruitment query in the "Recruitment Areas" or in the "Force Specific Areas" you will require a Recruitment Pass or a Membership Package. Click HERE to read more.
  • Your Account Is Currently Limited

Disable-Adblock.png

We have detected that your browser is using AdBlock

Police Community is a not for profit organisation and advertising revenue is key to our continued viability.

Please disable your AdBlocker on our site in order to continue using it.
This message will disappear once AdBlock has been disabled.

Thank you for your support - we appreciate it !

If you feel you are getting this message in error please email support@policecommunity.co.uk

PC Will

Police pension question (Met)

Recommended Posts

PC Will

I'm due to start training for a new PC role on the 30th August, so earlier I was discussing with the parents and looking into the police pension, it is my understanding for officers that start on police pay point scale 1 (£22,444 + £6,663 allowances) that your monthly pay is roughly £2,500, minus tax and national insurance leaves you with about £1,945 a month, minus the police pension at (a guess) around 10% you're left with about £1,728 or so.

My question is this, I assume you can opt out of this if you wish?

Secondly, I assume I will get all the info I need regarding police pay and pensions on the first day at Hendon (Which was an admin and signing many bits of paper on my first day at Hendon during specials training).

Finally, does anyone know how it works, do the Met match your contribution, do they pay in a set %, or do they pay in nothing at all?

This is specifically for MPS officers only.

Many thanks.

KR.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Indiana Jones

You can def opt out if you want. Can't answer the rest though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements

HMService

It is between 12 and 15% not 10%. Payments were increased significantly and it's value significantly decreased. You will also need to work significantly longer to get it. Potentially much longer than you could credibly continue as a Police officer.

 

HMS

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements


About us

Police Community was originally founded in 2014 by two serving Police Officers.

In 2016 it was incorporated as a limited company called RAW Digital Media Limited and then purchased 3 other forums; Police Specials, UK Police Online and Police UK to form the largest policing discussion forum network in the UK.

Get in touch

  • 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU
  • contact@rawdigitalmedia.co.uk
  • 0844 357 0111
  • Forums In Our Group - Police.Community - UKPoliceOnline.CO.UK - PoliceSpecials.COM - PoliceUK.COM

Twitter

Facebook

    Meet The Team

  • Chief Bakes
    Chief Bakes Management
  • Chief Rat
    Chief Rat Management
  • Chief Cheetah
    Chief Cheetah Management
  • Rocket
    Rocket Global Moderators
  • David
    David Global Moderators
  • Fedster
    Fedster Global Moderators
  • Devil
    Devil Global Moderators
  • MindTheGap
    MindTheGap Global Moderators
  • blakey
    blakey Global Moderators
  • Techie1
    Techie1 Global Moderators
  • Sir Penguin
    Sir Penguin Global Moderators
  • PCW
    PCW Global Moderators
  • Hoofing
    Hoofing Global Moderators
  • XA84
    XA84 Global Moderators
  • Remmy
    Remmy Global Moderators
  • job_done
    job_done Global Moderators
  • Sapor62
    Sapor62 Global Moderators
×