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Retirement and pensions benefits

Please see our Benefits advice page for advice, guidance and assistance with the full range of welfare benefits. You can also use our Benefits calculator to find out how much Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support you may claim.

Pension credit

There are two different types of Pension Credit. Guarantee Credit is for those who have reached the minimum qualifying age. Savings Credit is for those aged 65 or over. Find out more about Pension Credit.

Occupational or work-based pensions

Get the information you need to help you decide whether you want to contribute towards your workplace pension, and what to do if you leave your company. Find out more about Occupational or company pensions.

State pension

The State Pension is a regular payment people can claim when they get to State Pension age. Most people build up some State Pension, but the amount they get varies. It's worth understanding how you build up State Pension and how much income it will give you in later life. Find out more about State Pensions.