Are you a carer missing out on valuable state pension credits?

The number of carers who claimed valuable credits towards their state pension slumped by nearly 20 per cent last year, new figures reveal. This is despite experts believing many more people are likely to be carrying out caring duties for loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic.  Just 5,209 people claimed carer’s credits towards their state … Read more

My employer hasn’t auto-enrolled me in a pension scheme – what can I do?

I was wondering whether you could provide me with some advice regarding a pension issue that has arisen at my workplace. I started working for my company last year, but due to a delay in it giving me relevant paperwork, I recently discovered to my shock that my employer had not auto-enrolled me in the … Read more

Defer your state pension payments and make thousands more, experts say

People who hold off receiving their state pension when they become eligible for the cash could be thousands of pounds better off in their retirement, experts claim. The state pension this week increased to £179.60 a week or roughly £9,300 a year for those who qualify for the full rate new state pension introduced in … Read more

Footballers end High Court pension mis-selling case 

Former Premier League footballers end High Court pension mis-selling case against business consultant By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:16 BST, 8 April 2021 | Updated: 22:16 BST, 8 April 2021 Five former footballers have withdrawn claims against Kevin Neal after he sued for libel, the High Court heard last wee Five former … Read more

Will you suffer a ‘horrible shock’ at retirement? How to build a decent pension

Many workers are heading for disappointment when they retire on far less comfortable pensions than those enjoyed by today’s older generation, a finance expert warns. Employers dumping generous, guaranteed final salary pensions and government hikes to the state pension age are among eight hurdles that will make people saving now poorer in retirement than they … Read more

My mum was underpaid state pension for years and is now penalised by the council

My mother is a victim of the £3billion state pension scandal. It now appears that she is being victimised again by the local authority. Due to this scandal my mother has recently received a sizeable payment from the Department for Work and Pensions, because of their ineptitude going back 12 years to when my father … Read more

Pension Bee founder’s stake set to be worth £135m when app lists

Pension Bee founder’s stake set to be worth £135m when savings app lists on the stock market next month By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:14 BST, 30 March 2021 | Updated: 22:14 BST, 30 March 2021 The founder of Pension Bee will be sitting on shares worth £135million when her company lists … Read more

MPs demand answers for elderly women in £3bn state pension scandal

Stephen Timms MP:  Chairman of work and pensions committee has asked DWP to explain how it is prioritising payouts to elderly women MPs have demanded the Government reveals how it plans to prioritise £3billion of state pension backpayments to elderly women, and make contact with heirs of those who have died. An estimated 200,000 women … Read more