Government Websites

A free and impartial government service about your defined contribution pension options (if you're aged 50 or over).

Government information and public services online.

The Department for Work and Pensions.

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs ensure the correct tax is paid at the right time.

If you were in another scheme in the past and you have lost touch with them, then this central body should be able to help you trace them.

The Pensions Regulator is a pensions watchdog which makes sure schemes are run properly, and protects members against fraud. Anyone who is worried about a scheme can ‘blow the whistle’ to The Pensions Regulator.

TPAS is available at any time to assist members and beneficiaries of the fund in connection with any pensions query they may have, or difficulty they have failed to resolve with the trustees or administrators of a scheme.

The Pensions Ombudsman was set up to investigate and determine any complaint or dispute of fact or law in relation to a pension scheme.

This gives you more control over what happens to you if you have an accident or an illness and can’t make your own decisions (you ‘lack mental capacity’).