Further pensions help and information

Here are some useful sources for pensions issues and other related topics.

NHS Scotland Useful links

The National Health Service (Scotland) pension schemes regulations

Link to the regulations for the NHS pension schemes in Scotland.

The NHS Retirement Fellowship

The NHS Retirement Fellowship is the social, leisure, educational and welfare organisation for current and retired NHS and Social Care staff and their partners.

Scottish Teachers' Useful links

Scottish Teachers’ pension schemes regulations

Link to the complete regulations for the various Teachers’ pension schemes in Scotland.

Prudential Teachers’ Additional Voluntary Contributions

Dedicated website from The Prudential offering additional pension saving arrangements for teachers.

Scottish Police Useful links

Scottish Police pension schemes regulations

Links to the regulations covering the various Police pension schemes in Scotland.

The Retired Police Officers’ Association Scotland

Organisation promoting the welfare of retired police officers in Scotland with branches around the country.

Scottish Firefighters' Useful links

Scottish Firefighters' pension schemes regulations

Links to regulations governing all the firefighters' pension schemes in Scotland.

Firefighters' Pension Scheme Regulations and Guidance

Comprehensive details and guidance to the regulations that cover your Firefighters’ Pension Scheme.

General Information

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

Gov.uk 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 about Scottish public services organisations – including SPPA.


Portal for finding independent financial advisers in your area.

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