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Changing job? Your pension should follow you, Government says

New plans should make it easier for people to take pensions with them when they take up new jobs

24 April 2013

MPs vote to limit benefit rises to 1%

A key vote to decide whether the annual increase in most benefits will be capped at 1% until 2016 will take place today

8 January 2013

Winter chill sparks cold weather payments

Those eligible for cold weather payments get £25 for each seven day period of bitterly chilly conditions

13 December 2012

Apply for winter fuel payments now to ease energy worries

Some households will be eligible for winter fuel and cold weather payments to help with cutting energy bills

27 November 2012

Automatic pension enrolment - what it means for you

From Monday, up to 11 million workers will be automatically enrolled into workplace pensions

28 September 2012

Pensions shake-up 'to help half a million by Christmas'

About 500,000 people will save into a pension for the first time by Christmas due to auto-enrolment, the Government says

20 September 2012

Benefits 'may be linked to pay, not inflation'

Benefits may be linked to average pay rather than inflation, according to reports

18 September 2012

Monthly benefit payments 'risk backfiring'

The shift to monthly benefit payments could push some families further into financial difficulties, a think tank warns

17 September 2012

Fears raised over digital benefits system

People from disadvantaged backgrounds may suffer if the government goes ahead with plans to digitise the benefits system

10 September 2012

Government considers tougher benefit sanctions

The Government may strengthen penalties for some benefit claimants who refuse to try to find work

4 September 2012