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Grandparents who help with childcare at risk of missing out on full state pension – act NOW to protect it

Thousands of grandparents who've given up work to look after their grandchildren could be missing out on a pension boost

18 January 2017

Retirees to pocket up to £200 more a year once state pension rises next April

The state pension is to rise by 2.5% and pay out up to £200 a year extra to retirees next year

29 November 2016

Parents of young children, act now to protect your FULL state pension entitlement

New parents are missing out on national insurance credits because they're failing to claim child benefit

12 November 2016

Campaigners raise £65,000 for legal challenge to women's state pension changes

WASPI may seek a judicial review on the legality of the changes

21 October 2016

MPs demand rethink of women's state pension changes

A parliamentary motion aiming to protect women who will be hit by changes to the state pension is passed by MPs

7 January 2016

Women's state pension changes petition smashes 100,000 signatures – and may now get second parliamentary debate

Petition on women's state pension changes smashes 100,000 signatures – and may now get second parliamentary debate

5 January 2016

MPs to debate women's state pension changes as 79,000 sign petition

Controversial changes to the state pension which will hit women aged 55-65 will be debated in Parliament in January

17 December 2015

Sign the petition to get MPs to debate women's state pension changes

A petition created by Women Against State Pension Inequality has gained more than 55,000 signatures

14 December 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: State pension rates confirmed

Osborne also revealed that those who leave the UK for more than four weeks at a time will no longer get pension credit

25 November 2015

State pension to rise by at least 2.5% next April

Today's inflation announcement means the basic state pension will rise by at least 2.5% next April

13 October 2015

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