Inheritance Tax – Election Promises to Become Policies

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Inheritance Tax – Election promises to become policies Members will be aware that we are developing member services and have formed an affinity with a select number of companies whom we consider offer products or services which may be of interest to our members.  These companies advertise on our website and, from time to time, […]

Changes to Lifetime Allowance

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Changes to Lifetime Allowance Factsheet provided by the Home Office Police Pensions’ Unit Further to the special e bulletin which was circulated on Friday 20th March 2015 in relation to the Chancellor’s announcement that LTA would be reduced from £1.25m to £1.0m with effect from 6th April 2016, the Home Office has produced a factsheet […]

Pension Reform

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This article should be read by all those members who will not benefit from ‘full protection’ and will, at some time transfer across to the new Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) pension scheme, otherwise known as the 2015 scheme.  The other pension schemes are the Police Pension Scheme (PPS or 1987 Scheme) and the New Police […]

Police Mutual – Superintendents’ Pre-Retirement Courses


At Police Mutual we’ll tell you what’s best for you, not what’s best for us! When it comes to providing you with support as you approach retirement we’ve gone further than most. This bespoke course has been designed specifically for Superintendents, is ideally suited to those officers with 12 months or less to retirement and […]

Motor Source Group – Looking For a New Car?

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Looking for a new car?  Great deals for members of the PSAEW from the Motor Source Group         We are delighted to announce that we have recently launched our new and improved Motor Source Leasing website –  – with a new style, new prices and easy to use. Leasing offers great […]

Death of former PSAEW Member Det Supt Keith Wilson

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Earlier this week we heard of the sad death of a former Association member, Keith Wilson. Keith joined West Midlands Police in 1987 and held a variety of specialist roles during his 27 year career including Force negotiator, Disaster Victim Identification specialist and Senior Investigating Officer. In 2012, when Keith was an experienced Detective Superintendent, he was admitted to hospital […]


President’s Christmas message to Association members

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Many of you will have heard me say what a privilege it is for me to lead the PSAEW and to represent its members. I have to say that at times like this, when we take time to reflect on what has happened over the last 12 months, the true extent of the work that […]

Job Opportunity – Foresight Clinical Services


Job Opportunity Foresight Clinical Services have employment opportunities for senior police officers who are approaching retirement.  The company provides experts to support forces in the provision of medical and psychological assessment and opinion throughout the UK. The roles are not office-based and are UK-wide. Do you have excellent police networks and contacts? Foresight Clinical Service […]

Pearson Financial Management – Retirement Seminars

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Pearson Financial Management Senior Partner Practice of St James’s Place Wealth Management Specialist Financial Advice for PSAEW Pearson Financial Management is a family based firm specialised in offering bespoke and expert advice in a wide range of important areas including pensions, investments, Inheritance Tax planning and protection but with the security and backing of a […]

Close Brothers – Pre-Retirement Seminars

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Providing financial guidance, every step of the way Close Brothers have been providing financial education to members of the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales for over 25 years.  During that period over 1,700 delegates have rated our retirement support as ‘Excellent’. These one-day  events, which are provided to Association members free of charge, will […]

Family Law Services from Garstangs Burrows Bussin

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Family law services – preferential rates from Garstangs Burrows Bussin                 Garstangs Burrows Bussin’s family law department has a wealth of specialist expertise in the field. From our offices in London, Manchester and Bolton we provide family law assistance throughout England and Wales in the following areas:- Divorce […]

Weightmans LLP

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Weightmans LLP is a top 45 national law firm offering a full range of legal services for private clients.  They are keen to develop a relationship with the PSAEW and to make these services available to our members.  They have eight offices across the UK (Birmingham, Dartford, Glasgow, Knutsford, Leicester, Liverpool, London and Manchester). Weightmans enjoy an […]

College of Policing Digest – October 2014

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The October 2014 edition of the College of Policing Digest is available at If you are on POLKA, you can also find the latest Digest and back editions in the Knowledge Bank community by clicking here This month’s edition of the Digest contains a summary of issues relating to police law, operational policing practice […]

PSAEW launches a new affinity scheme with Sytner Affinity

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PSAEW launches a new affinity scheme with Sytner Affinity  Sytner Affinity are delighted to offer Police Supers Members preferential terms across 20 leading motoring brands on both new and over 4,000 approved used cars. Exclusive special offers are available as well as competitive funding options, free home delivery, part-exchange options and a guaranteed 10% discount […]

Death of a Member of the PSAEW’s National Office Team

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The death is announced of Peter Williams, QPM, a member of the PSAEW’s National Office Team It is with great sadness that we announce the death, which took place yesterday (Tuesday, 16th September), of the Association’s Marketing Manager, Peter Williams, QPM. Peter was taken ill recently whilst on holiday but appeared to be recovering at […]

Death of Former President of the PSAEW

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Michael Bricknell, QPM, a former President of the PSAEW sadly passed away on Friday, 5th September 2014. Michael Edward BRICKNELL QPM 1930 – 2014 Mike was born in Weston-Super-Mare and attended school in Bristol, Jersey and Reading. After 2 years army service in the Royal Artillery he joined the former Reading Borough Police in 1950. […]

Survey Shows Worrying Workloads for Superintendents


A survey of Superintendents and Chief Superintendents in England and Wales has revealed a varied approach to the way their welfare and workloads are managed by their forces. The poll of more than 1,000 officers, carried out by the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales, reveals a concerning picture in some forces of commanding […]

PSAEW Female Members Survey Results


The PSAEW recognises the need and value in having a work force that is more representative of the communities we serve.  Whilst there has been progress at junior levels, representation of women at Superintending level remains low. To help understand the issues the PSAEW surveyed all female members to ascertain their perceptions of routes to progression and […]

Review of Police Medical Appeals Boards

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Do you have any involvement with, or experience of, Ill Health Retirements, Injury on Duty Awards and subsequent appeals to Police Medical Appeals Boards (PMAB)?  The College of Policing has been commissioned to undertake a review of PMABs and the various stages leading up to them with a view to identifying best practice. This letter […]

PSAEW Welcomes Code of Ethics laid before Parliament


The PSAEW is delighted that the Code of Ethics has today been enshrined as a Code of Practice issued by the College of Policing.  As one of the stakeholders, we have been closely involved in the development of the Code of Ethics from the very outset, and we are very pleased to endorse the finished […]


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