Additional Voluntary Contributions or AVCs are extra contributions you can make alongside your existing pension plan

Pension AVCs

Additional Voluntary Contributions or AVCs are extra contributions you can make alongside your existing pension plan. 

Before considering making AVCs, you should check if it is neccessary. To check you should find out what you will be entitled to when you retire. This includes benefits from your current employer and any pension benefits accumulated from previous work.

If you feel that your pension plan will not result in accumulate and adequate sum and you would like to increase it, you may be entitlted to pay AVC's.