You may be eligible for up to £4,600 Attendance Allowance if you have a disability like bad sight or hearing and you’re receiving a pension. And it’s not means-tested! Full story here.
In general, you’re better off staying in a Defined Benefit – usually a percentage of final salary – scheme according to the Financial Conduct Authority. Full story here.
Read this story where the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are urged to simplify the rules covering the new- and old-style pensions.
From April, pensioners are set to see rises in their income. Full story here.
Read this story which explains how certain State Pensioners can get reductions in Council Tax.
Read this article outlining the rules around State Pension payments when they die.
Read this article explaining who is eligible for Winter Fuel Allowance.
Steve Web explains why pensions accumulated before 1988 may not rise with inflation in this article.
Read this article which discusses what happens if someone is moved to end of life care.
Read this story about how people who’ve been automatically enrolled in pension schemes may not even know about pension pots which could usefully be merged.