Saving for retirement is a big issue for Usdaw members. State retirement benefits alone will not guarantee us a decent standard of living in retirement. That is why Usdaw supports auto-enrolment.
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Usdaw’s home study course is based on booklets which members complete in their own time at home. It's not about tests or lots of writing - but aims to help members find out more about Pensions.
Get campaign activity started in your workplace with our Pensions Awareness Campaign Toolkit. Read the Reps' Briefing to find out more.
Use Usdaw's A-Z guide as a quick reference tool to help you understand the technical terms used by Pension Schemes.
20 August 2014
Commenting on the news last week that 4 million people have now been auto-enrolled to workplace pensions, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady, said:
15 August 2014
It was recently reported in the press that a pension scheme member had discovered by chance that he had £21,000 in a pension pot he’d paid into and then forgotten about. This has prompted a guide to be written for members.
25 July 2014
Pension scams are on the increase in the UK. Check the facts before you make an irreversible decision. A lifetime's savings can be lost in a moment.
10 March 2014
The Pensions Advisory Service has launched a new guide to help people understand the implications of pensions when a relationship ends.
5 February 2014
The State pension age has been undergoing some radical changes since April 2010. The changes will see the state pension age rise to 65 for women between 2010 and 2018, to bring them in line with men.
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11 August 2014
26 June 2014
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16 June 2014