Managing your pension

Does your workplace pension offer you the best value?

Auto-enrolment means millions more workers now have pensions – but are they any good? We look at what you can do to improve your options

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  • Combine your old and lost pension pots into one online plan
  • Take complete control and have 24/7 access to your pension balance
  • Your own dedicated BeeKeeper (account manager)
  • Make withdrawals online from the age of 55

Do my childcaring years count towards my state pension?

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | Question and Answer

In order to be entitled to a full state pension, you need to have paid national insurance or received credits for 35 years.

Watchdogs launch campaign to raise awareness of pension scams

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have teamed up to launch a new TV and radio advertising campaign to raise awareness of pension scams.

Retirement saving crucial as life expectancy continues to rise

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | News

Workers must increase their pension contributions to ensure a comfortable retirement.

Retirement gender gap as women fail to engage with their pensions

Friday, 10 August 2018 | News

A survey by pension and investment company Aegon reveals that one in three women don’t know how much they have saved in their pension pots. That compared to just one in five men.

Group action launched on behalf of disgruntled Liberty Sipp customers

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | News

Hundreds of disgruntled customers of Sipp (self-invested personal pension) provider Liberty Sipp have had their cases taken on by a solicitor’s firm.

How just £6 a week can add £60,000 to your pension pot

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | News

Savers who contribute an extra 1% of their salary to their pension pot could retire with almost £60,000 more than those who don’t.

Scam watch: Northumbria Police pension ruling offers hope to scam victims

Monday, 06 August 2018 | News

A landmark ruling is offering fresh hope to the victims of pension scams, after the Pension Ombudsman ruled that the Northumbria Police failed in its duty to protect one of its members.

A third of workers have no idea they're auto-enrolled in a pension

Friday, 03 August 2018 | News

More workers than ever are saving for the future but lack of pension awareness is ‘worrying’. A third of workers are not aware they have been auto-enrolled into a workplace pension scheme.

Fresh consultation into pensions cold-calling ban launched

Monday, 23 July 2018 | News

The government has announced that it is to conduct a ‘technical consultation’ on its proposed ban on pensions cold calling.

Pension schemes 'not getting best value for money' for members

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 | News

Pension savers are not getting the best value for money from their pension schemes, according to findings from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).