Death benefit

PCS members who die while in employment are entitled to nominate a family member or friend to receive the Death Benefit.

Qualification is a minimum of six months' ordinary membership. 

The Death Benefit amounts are as follows:

For any death occuring in 2019, the amount is £1,663, payable to the nominee.

For any death occuring in 2020, the amount is £1,748, payable to the nominee.

Please ensure all your nominee’s details are up to date by checking your details online or contacting our membership department on

If you would like to inform PCS of the death of a member please email We will then contact the local PCS official for more information. 

(Please note associate and retired members - ARMS, are not entitled to this benefit.)

Updated January 2020

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