Scheme membership

There are three categories of member belonging to the DB Section.  

The three categories of member are.

Active members

These are members who are still employed by the Company and are continuing to accrue further pension entitlement within the DB Section (subject to a maximum of 40 years service).

Deferred members

These are members who are no longer employed by the Company or have elected not to accrue further pension entitlement within the DB Section.

Pensioner members

These are members who are receiving their pension benefits from the DB Section.

The DB Section closed to new members with effect on and from 1 August 2003.