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State Pensions

State pensions set to be boosted by 2.5% under triple lock

State pensions are expected to rise by 2.5% next April under the 'triple lock' guarantee – meaning an increase of about £230/year for those receiving the new state pension in full

21 October 2020

State pension age rises to 66

The official state pension age has now hit 66 – and is set to rise further in the coming years

6 October 2020

State pensions to rise by 3.9%

State pensions are expected to rise by 3.9% from next April – the biggest increase since 2012

16 October 2019

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

Retirement age hike has left women hundreds of pounds worse off

More than one million women whose retirement was delayed by state pension changes have lost out on an average £32 a week

2 August 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

Guest Comment: WASPI campaign responds to Pensions Minister's advice to take up apprenticeships

Jane Cowley, a WASPI director, reacts to the Pensions Minister's suggestion that WASPI women become apprentices

7 July 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

Over 64? This is your LAST CHANCE to boost your state pension

If you're a woman aged 64 or a man aged 66 or older, urgently check if it's worth topping up your state pension

28 March 2017