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Partner's and orphan's pension

Partner's and orphan's pension

In addition to your retirement pension, you also accrued partner's pension and orphan's pension. If you die, your partner is entitled to a partner's pension and your children will receive an orphan's pension.The partner's pension is 70% of the retirement pension that you would have received if you had accrued pension in the Staples Pension Fund until retirement.

The orphan's pension is 14% of the retirement pension. Each child receives this until they reach 21 years of age. If both parents have died, the child receives double the amount. 

The amount of the partner's pension and the orphan's pension is stated on your Uniform Pension Statement (UPO) and at and My surviving dependants. Further information is available at Partnership.

Statutory Anw scheme

If you die, your partner may be entitled to statutory surviving dependants’ benefit from the government. This is the Anw scheme. This is subject to certain conditions. Your partner must have been born before 1950 or care for one or more under-age children or be partially unfit for work. Further information is available on the website of the Social Insurance Bank (SVB)