LRD Booklets March 2001

Finding out about your pension

1. Introduction (551 words)

Many workers with inadequate pension arrangements could benefit from the launch of stakeholder pensions in April 2001. This is just one of several significant ...

2. State pensions (2809 words)

When you reach state retirement age you are likely to receive the full basic state pension. You may also be entitled to some additional ...

3. Occupational pensions (3597 words)

Recent figures from the official New Earnings Survey show that while occupational pension scheme membership among full-time women workers is growing - up from ...

4. Stakeholder pensions (2597 words)

The government's aim in introducing stakeholder pensions was to provide an extra option for the millions of workers who do not have access to ...

5. Information, advice and regulation (1159 words)

The TUC and individual unions ...

6. Meaning of terms (880 words)

Accrued rights or benefits - these are the benefits built up by the scheme member on the basis of service up to a given ...