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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  • 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 I have to pay tax in the UK on a pension that has been taxed in Norway?

Sunday, 16 December 2018 | Question and Answer

You must pay tax on pensions if you’re resident or were resident in the UK in any of the five previous tax years.

Do I have to leave half my annuity to my ex-wife?

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | Question and Answer

It is impossible to comment on your particular annuity as I do not know anything about the original pension arrangement or why you were given only one annuity option.

Pensions dashboard launch set for 2019, but without state pension information

Tuesday, 04 December 2018 | News

The first pensions dashboard will be launched in 2019, but state pension data will not be available straight away.

Tower of London's Beefeaters could go on strike over pension scheme closure

Thursday, 29 November 2018 | News

Historic Royal Palaces staff including Beefeaters and Jewel House Wardens could go on strike over proposed closure of their final salary pension scheme.

Millions will miss out on their dream retirement unless they save more says Aviva as it calls for auto enrolment minimum rise to 12.5%

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 | News

People's dreams of exotic holidays or living abroad when they retire are not realistic based on current savings levels, according to Aviva.

One in three savers would put more in their pensions if they knew it was FSCS protected

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 | News

Almost a third of consumers will put more cash into their pension pots if they know it is protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), new research has revealed.

Planning to retire? We ask the professionals for tips

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 | Article

Many over-55s do not want to pay for financial advice or cannot justify the expense. Here, Moneywise talks to financial experts to share their ideas for a successful DIY retirement income plan

Autumn Budget 2018: Three pensions changes you may have missed

Monday, 29 October 2018 | News

Pension allowances and tax relief were left well alone, but there was some pension news for consumers to digest. Here are three changes that went under the radar.

Autumn Budget 2018: Pension tax relief receives stay of execution

Monday, 29 October 2018 | News

The pension annual allowance will remain at £40,000, and chancellor Phillip Hammond has also resisted tinkering with the thorny issue of pension tax relief.

Men have pension pots worth FIVE TIMES more than women at retirement, report reveals

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 | News

Women are retiring with pension pots significantly smaller than their male counterparts due to obstacles to saving at every stage of their lives, a new report suggests.