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Over £10 billion of benefits left unclaimed

Government figures released today show that up to an estimated £10.1 billion of pension credit, housing benefit and income support were left unclaimed in a single year

15 November 2018

Trial to help workers build £1,000 emergency savings pots

A new initiative is being trialled to help workers build emergency savings for unexpected bills and events, in the same way they add to their pension pots

13 November 2018

State pension age equalised for men and women

From today, women in the UK will be eligible for the state pension at the same age as men

6 November 2018

10 million state pension forecasts viewed online since 2016 – how to check yours

An online tool which checks how much state pension you're likely to get - also known as your 'state pension forecast' - has now been used 10 million times, new figures show. Here's how to check your forecast

2 October 2018

Pension scam victims lost an average £91,000 each

Regulators are warning about the highly sophisticated scams in a new TV ad

14 August 2018

Retirement 'wake-up' packs to be sent to help protect pensions savers

Over 50s are to be sent retirement 'wake-up' packs to give more help and guidance on how to access their pension savings

28 June 2018

Pension auto-enrolment to be extended to 18-year-olds

Pension auto-enrolment is to be extended to 18-year-olds under plans set to be published today

18 December 2017

Millions face waiting an extra year for their state pension

Millions of workers in their early-40s face having to wait an extra year to collect their state pension

19 July 2017

Over a million searches have been made on free online pensions tracing service

Over one million searches have been made on the Government's online pensions tracing service since its launch last year

30 June 2017

Eligible for carer's credit? Don't put your state pension at risk by not claiming it

Up to 230,000 unpaid carers are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit

13 June 2017

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