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.
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.
22 January 2014
Beware of fraudsters texting and cold calling offering cash for your pension.
10 January 2014
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has called for an increase in the personal allowance to £10,500 from April 2014, eventually rising to 12,500.
18 December 2013
In his autumn statement the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced that the government will introduce a scheme to allow current pensioners and those who reach state pension age before April 2016, an option to top up their additional state pension.
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10 February 2014
Find out more about the pensions savings scheme available to employees of Primark.
5 September 2013
Find out more about the pensions savings plan available to employees of Morrisons.
5 September 2013
Find out more about the pension scheme available to employees of the Co-op Group.