Points to consider

State pension statement

If you’re over 55, you can apply for a State Pension statement, which will tell you how much you are likely to get.


State pension calculator

The State Pension Age is changing. The State Pension Age Calculator will tell you what it means for you.

Annual increase

The basic State Pension increases each year by at least 2.5%. It could be more if the rate of inflation or the average earnings growth is more than 2.5%.

If you retire abroad, this may not apply - check whether you’ll still receive increases each year.

Next steps

Have you considered the impact of tax in retirement? Try these resources:

Next steps

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