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Pension guide

Pension guide

Saving in a pension is a tax-efficient way of building up a fund to help provide for your retirement.

How you take your savings is up to you, and has become even more flexible after the government made pensions changes in April to offer you more options.

In this section though, we'll focus on providing you with information and tools to help you understand how building up a pension could work for you. As well as guidance on the different types of pensions available, you'll also find answers to our most frequently asked questions, plus we take a look at the changing retirement landscape and the tax benefits of saving in a pension.

Use our pensions guide and tools to help you understand how pensions can work for you and your retirement.

  • What is a pension?

    A pension could be a great way of saving for your retirement. Find out more about the different types of pension available.



    What is a pension?
  • Tax benefits of pensions

    There are several tax benefits to saving in a pension. Take advantage of these to help you potentially boost your income in retirement.


    Tax benefits
  • What happens when I near retirement?

    If you're nearing retirement you might need to consider a number of things to help you make the most of your pensions and savings

    Nearing retirement
  • Company pensions

    Don't look a gift horse in the mouth. If your employer offers a company pension you should consider joining it.


    Company pensions
  • Personal pension

    A personal pension is your own private fund you can take with you from job to job. If you've already got one you might consider topping it up.

    Personal pension