For general pensions help and information, just follow the links

Here are some useful sources that can help build your understanding of pensions issues and other related topics. Just follow the links below.

Useful resources

Age Scotland
Useful information on a broad range of age-related topics including money matters.

Citizens’ Advice Scotland
Helpful resources on a range of issues as well as directions to your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau.

The Department for Work and Pensions
The UK Government department responsible for pensions matters.

The Financial Conduct Authority
Wide range of pensions and other financial services-related information from the financial services regulator.

The UK Government’s main portal with links to benefits, taxation, pensions and much more.

The Government Actuary’s Department
Source of information for public sector pensions calculations, regulations and consultations.

HM Revenue & Customs
Self-assessment, pensions taxation and much more.

The Pensions Advisory Service
UK Government sponsored website for general pensions advice.

Pension Tracing Service
If you’ve lost track of any of your previous pensions, there’s a good chance you’ll find it here.

The Pensions Ombudsman
Free, fair and impartial advice on pensions disputes and complaints.

The Scottish Government
Website covering the responsibilities of the Scottish Government including public sector pay policies.

The Scottish Parliament
Website for the Scottish Parliament – including contact details for your local MSP.

The Money Advice Service
UK Government backed service which provides free, impartial money advice. Includes comprehensive section on pensions.

The Pension Service section for all things related to the State Pension – including claiming your pension for the first time.

The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
Your final port of call for any complaints Scottish public services organisations – including SPPA.
Portal for finding independent financial advisers in your area.

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