Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, the Nationwide Pension Fund cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.
The official UK government website for citizens. Directgov is the UK government's digital service for people in England and Wales. It delivers information and practical advice about public services, including pensions and retirement planning bringing them all together in one place.
Below are links to special areas of Gov.uk that relate specifically to pension matters.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
The DWP is responsible for employment, equality, benefits, pensions and child support.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
HMRC was formed following the merger of the Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise departments. It deals with taxation and National Insurance issues.
New State Pension
The State Pension has changed for people who reached State Pension age on or after the 6 April 2016. This link takes you to an introduction of the new State Pension.
The Pension Service
The Pension Service helps with State Pension eligibility, claims and payments.
Local Professional Advice (unbiased.co.uk)
This website will help you find professional advice in your local area from locating an Independent Financial Advisor, to a solicitor.
Money Advice Service
Free and impartial money advice. This link will take you directly to the "Pensions and Retirement" section of their website.
The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS)
TPAS offer free impartial guidance to people with workplace and personal pensions.
Pensions Ombudsman Service
The Pensions Ombudsman investigates and decides complaints and disputes about the way that pension schemes are run.