Members please be advised that Police Mutual Healthcare will be relocating from the building we share at Guardians House, Sheldon to Lichfield from Monday 31st October onwards.
SURVEY REVEALS LOW MORALE IN WEST MIDLANDS FORCE Please see below Press Statement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
An online discussion forum by PFEW took place on 24 October at 7pm. The topic was police pensions, hosted by General Secretary Andy Fittes using a program called Ustream (Watch the Replay).
As you may be aware, the Government announced recently that the standard rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) will be increased from 9.5% to 10.0%. Due to this, your monthly premiums to the Federation insurance schemes will increase with effect from 1st October 2016. For details of the changes in premium, please see below:
Retiring from the police service represents a major change in the lives of all officers. From the time they signed up to join the Force, most have had a date in their mind for when they might retire but it can still come as something of a shock when that day comes around – even when officers have been counting off the days! So with this in mind, West Midlands Police Federation has devised a retirement seminar package which is available to all members in the last 3 years of their service.
Here is a copy of our bi-monthly Federation newsletter eZine, why not sign up on our website!
A Leicestershire Police officer is asking colleagues across the country to consider becoming bone marrow donors after his young daughter was diagnosed with cancer for the second time. Like thousands of parents across the country, PC Chris Phipps and his partner Mandy were expecting to spend the summer holidays hunting for school uniform and preparing their daughter for her first day at school. Little Mia, who turns five at the end of September, had enjoyed her induction days at her Leicester primary school and was looking forward to going to ‘big school’. But before that, the young family were planning their first holiday in Tenerife.
Our Federation Office will be closed on Tuesday 6 September between the hours of 13:00-16:00. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org with any enquries or call us on 0121 700 1200 in normal office hours outside these times. This closure is due to a staff meeting and we are sorry for any inconvience this may cause.
The next West Midlands Police Federation Roadshow is aimed at officers based at in the Dudley LPU. It is to be held in the LCT Meeting Room at Brierley Hill Police Station on Thursday 3 November 2016 between 1000 and 1500. Member services providers will be available to talk to members and discuss the services they can provide.