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What’s a pension?

A pension is a tax efficient way of saving for your retirement.  It’s a pot of money you and often …

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Why do I need a pension?

You probably don’t want to work forever so it’s very likely that you’ll need an income for you to enjoy …

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What types of pensions are there?

There are three basic types of pension; the State Pension, a defined benefit (DB) pension or a defined contribution (DC) …

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What’s a defined benefit (DB) scheme?

A defined benefit pension scheme pays an amount at retirement based on your earnings and how long you’ve been a …

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What’s a defined contribution (DC) scheme?

This is a type of pension scheme also known as ‘money purchase’ scheme. It is built up through your own …

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What’s an occupational pension?

Nowadays this is called a workplace pension – though sometimes also known as employer, company, works or work-based pensions. You …

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What type of pension scheme is The People’s Pension?

The People’s Pension is a defined contribution, workplace pension scheme that has master trust status.  A master trust is a …

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What’s a workplace pension?

A workplace pension is a way of saving for your retirement that’s arranged by your employer.  Some workplace pensions are …

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What’s the State Pension?

The State Pension is designed to ensure that everyone has a basic amount of income to support them in their …

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How much pension am I entitled to from the State?

The amount you’re entitled to from the State depends on how much National Insurance contributions you’ve paid and whether you …

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General

What’s a pension?

A pension is a tax efficient way of saving for your retirement.  It’s a pot of money you and often …

View full answer >>

Why do I need a pension?

You probably don’t want to work forever so it’s very likely that you’ll need an income for you to enjoy …

View full answer >>

What types of pensions are there?

There are three basic types of pension; the State Pension, a defined benefit (DB) pension or a defined contribution (DC) …

View full answer >>

What’s a defined benefit (DB) scheme?

A defined benefit pension scheme pays an amount at retirement based on your earnings and how long you’ve been a …

View full answer >>

What’s a defined contribution (DC) scheme?

This is a type of pension scheme also known as ‘money purchase’ scheme. It is built up through your own …

View full answer >>

What’s an occupational pension?

Nowadays this is called a workplace pension – though sometimes also known as employer, company, works or work-based pensions. You …

View full answer >>

What type of pension scheme is The People’s Pension?

The People’s Pension is a defined contribution, workplace pension scheme that has master trust status.  A master trust is a …

View full answer >>

What’s a workplace pension?

A workplace pension is a way of saving for your retirement that’s arranged by your employer.  Some workplace pensions are …

View full answer >>

What’s the State Pension?

The State Pension is designed to ensure that everyone has a basic amount of income to support them in their …

View full answer >>

How much pension am I entitled to from the State?

The amount you’re entitled to from the State depends on how much National Insurance contributions you’ve paid and whether you …

View full answer >>