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

Seven in 10 final salary pension transfers approved, leading FCA to step up crackdown

Friday, 21 June 2019 | News

The high proportion of pension transfers goes against the regulator’s stance that transfers are unsuitable for most.

British pensioners are running out of money a decade too early

Monday, 17 June 2019 | News

British pensioners will run out of money roughly a decade before they die, a new report by the World Economic Forum has warned.

Auto-enrolled pensions goliath Nest announces divestment from Big Tobacco

Thursday, 13 June 2019 | News

Pensions savers who hold money in Nest pensions will no longer have their cash invested in the tobacco industry.

Hundreds of thousands given wrong state pension forecasts, government minister admits

Thursday, 06 June 2019 | News

Around 3% of the government’s 12 million state pension forecasts since 2016 have been incorrect.

Give your child’s pension and income a boost with this little-known tax trick

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 | News

Parents with spare cash can help boost their child’s retirement prospects by putting money into their son or daughter’s pension pot even if they are adults.

Government to consult on NHS pension changes to spare senior doctors' tax bills

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 | News

The government is consulting on changes to the NHS pension scheme that should protect the UK’s most senior and experienced doctors from substantial tax bills.

Can I still claim my late husband’s contributions to top up my pension?

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 | Question and Answer

When you talk about your pension, I am assuming that you are referring to your state pension.

Chancellor Philip Hammond rules out pensions tax taper reform

Friday, 24 May 2019 | News

The unpopular pensions tax taper system is here to stay. 

Ban contingent charging on pension transfers to stop unsuitable investments, say MPs

Friday, 17 May 2019 | News

The Work and Pensions Committee has repeated its calls to the Financial Conduct Authority to ban contingent charging for defined benefit pension transfer advice.

Pension savers fail to join up the dots between their cash and what it is invested in

Friday, 10 May 2019 | News

An alarming number of pension savers do not know that their pension pots are actually invested in the stock market.