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

Pensions made simple with PensionBee

  • 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

Check out the fees to find your Sipp platform

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 | Article

Cost is an important issue for investors managing their investments through a Sipp, a market that has grown dramatically since drawdown has become the retirement income vehicle of choice.

Are gangs to blame for pension scams? Regulator highlights "fraudster families" at the centre of major pension fraud

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 | News

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has shed some light on the criminals at the centre of multi-million-pound pension scams - so-called “fraudster families.”

NHS workers urged not to ditch lucrative pensions as number of opt outs reach 'eye-watering' levels

Monday, 11 February 2019 | News

NHS workers are leaving the NHS pension in droves, despite the scheme offering members lucrative and guaranteed benefits in retirement.

Over-55 pension savers overtaxed by £400 million - here's how to avoid being stung

Thursday, 31 January 2019 | News

The number of pension savers being hit with a tax bill on pension lump sum withdrawals has continued to grow.

Include property wealth on pensions dashboard to help savers 'make informed choices'

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 | News

Inclusion of housing wealth will allow savers to better plan their retirement, argues the Equity Release Council.

Will my pension be cut as I don’t claim child benefit?

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 | Question and Answer

The introduction of the new state pension was the end of ‘Mr & Mrs’ pensions and requires each person to build up their own entitlement to the state pension through national insurance contributions (NICs).

Pension dashboard providers must be forced to put savers first ahead of their own profits

Monday, 28 January 2019 | News

Concerns have been raised that private pension dashboard providers may push users to take inappropriate action. 

Pensions fraud victims may be "unaware for years" they've been scammed - and for many it's too late

Thursday, 24 January 2019 | News

Thousands of pension savers have fallen victim to companies that have now been closed down by regulators, but many could be unaware for months or even years thanks to the way scammers operate.

Can I cut the tax on my pension withdrawal?

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 | Question and Answer

You don’t say whether you are currently working or not.

Pensions dashboard gets the green light - but will it go far enough?

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | News

A new online service that will enable savers to view details of all their pensions in one place looks as if it will finally get the go-ahead in 2019.