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State Pensions

Last chance to top up your state pension - Martin's 3-min 'should you do it?' briefing

On Monday, a scheme launches allowing millions of people to buy a top up to boost their pension by up to £25/week

9 October 2015

Got a nanny or carer? You may need to set up a pension for them

If you run a small business or employ a nanny or carer, you may need to start paying into a pension for them

1 June 2015

11 ways to beat new tax year changes: Act now and you can gain £1,000s

Massive changes are afoot both for the new tax year and many parts of the public sector change their prices then too

25 March 2015

State pension statements now available to the over-55s

Everyone aged-55 and over will now be entitled to a free state pension statement the Government has announced today

7 February 2015

Only 45% of those retiring to get full 'single-tier' state pension

Less than half of those reaching state pension age between 2016 and 2020 will be entitled to a full new state pension

12 January 2015

David Cameron: We will give pensioners security and dignity

Prime Minister David Cameron writes for MSE on why the Government is shaking up pension rules

19 November 2014

Guest Comment: What you need to know about the new State Pension

There's 600 days to go until significant reforms are introduced to the State Pension

15 August 2014

Deferring your pension set to be worth less from 2016

If you delay claiming your state pension, you'll gain less if you do it after April 2016 under new Government proposals

22 July 2014

Pensioners to get £25 a week state pension boost

Pensioners will be able to buy top-ups of as much as £25 in extra state pension per week from autumn next year

3 April 2014

Over 74? You could be owed backdated energy bill cash

Some could be eligible to claim Winter Fuel Payments for 1997/98, 1998/99 and 1999/2000 - but you need to claim now

27 March 2014

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