Making/amending contributions

How do I amend my payments?

If you wish to cancel your Direct Debit please contact us. If payments are been made directly to us by …

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How do my pension contributions show on my Online Account transactions?

If you’re new to The People’s Pension, you might be wondering why you can’t see any pension contributions on your …

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How can I make personal payments into my pension?

Saving into your pension pot with The People’s Pension can be a great, tax-efficient way to save for your future. …

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Can I pay more than just the minimum into my pension pot?

If your workplace pension is your only source of income when you retire, apart from your State Pension, it’s quite …

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If I increase my contributions does the employer have to match them?

No – as long as the employer is making the minimum contribution.

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If I set up a Direct Debit to increase my contributions, will my employer automatically match this contribution as well?

Your employer will not automatically match your increased contributions. Currently your employer has to contribute 3% of your qualifying earnings.

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I’ve been auto-enrolled since my employer’s staging date. Can I now take a contribution holiday?

Yes, you can cease paying contributions to the pension scheme at any time. This means your employer is no longer …

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If I’m going on long term sick, what will happen with my contributions? Will they continue and does my employer still have to pay?

  Contributions can continue to be paid into your pension pot based on the pay you’re actually receiving. If your …

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I’ve been on long term sick from my employer and am no longer being paid by them. I’ve received a late payments letter so should my employer still be paying contributions?

  Please contact your employer to confirm whether they should still be making contributions for you (some employers will while …

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Can I still pay into the scheme if I move overseas?

  Yes, you can receive tax relief on contributions up to £3,600 a year gross for 5 tax years after …

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