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When will I get my state pension?

  In the DWP’s post Autumn Statement , statement there is an interesting paragraph about the review of the state pension age, the upshot of which is that we will have to wait a few more months for Lucy Neville … Continue reading

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Good news for the state pension ; fingers crossed for pension credit.

This was the news we were given yesterday (18th October) My reaction to this news was initially “fury”, which tempered to “resignation” and became through the morning  “hope”. FURY Dotun Adebayo, who I admit to spending rather too much time … Continue reading

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Will Lucy Neville-Rolfe be a dove or a hawk on the state pension age?

An independent review On the 8th of September , Guy Opperman was relieved of his duties as Pensions Minister, Later in the day the death was announced of the Queen. In the following week, with Chloe Smith newly appointed, Lucy … Continue reading

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Mothers – are you claiming your missing £millions?

Steve Webb gave his usual barn-storming performance at Pension PlayPen’s coffee morning yesterday. You can watch it here. He has uncovered another issue with the State Pension , this time concerning mothers who have not been properly credited with qualifying … Continue reading

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Steve Webb and Mother’s Missing £Millions – Pension Playpen – Today!

At today’s Pension PlayPen Coffee Morning event our former Pensions Minister, Sir Steve Webb, will be giving us an insight to a further Government debacle relating to Pensions and Benefits. A new campaign led by Sir Steve Webb has been launched … Continue reading

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DWP renews its efforts to increase pension credit

  It’s good to see the DWP responding to the cost of living crisis in a way that targets pensioner poverty The DWP plan their campaigns weeks, if not months ahead of launch , so this campaign happily coincides with … Continue reading

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Financial Planning for people with small pension pots

Problem – people with small pots with no financial plan NEW: The OBR predicts that over-55s will be dipping earlier and deeper into their pension pots to help manage the cost-of-living crisis. pic.twitter.com/oYoMXQQoXT — Josephine Cumbo (@JosephineCumbo) March 23, 2022 … Continue reading

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The State Pension made simple – CIPP public sector update

  I really enjoyed my lunchtime presentation to over 400 members of the CIPP. Thanks to you for letting me share my thoughts on the State Pension and thanks to Shaun Tetley for chairing the session. I keep saying this, … Continue reading

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State Pension Age Review – no scope-creep please!

The Government has published an open consultation; Second State Pension age review: independent report call for evidence It asks for us to go back to first principles and consider why we have a state pension and who pays for who. … Continue reading

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Will these pension dashboards be worth the wait?

This week, the Government published a paper on the regulations that will govern the delivery and running of pension dashboards. These should begin appearing in 2024 and will reach steady state some time before the end of this decade. In … Continue reading

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