• There are now estimated to be 2.8 million unclaimed pensions, worth over £26 billion.

  • Research shows that only 40% of employed people in the UK know where all of their pension details are

  • The UK is forecasted to have 50 million dormant and lost pensions by 2050

Above from Pension Policy Institute research in 2022, Lost pensions report 2018 and Association of British Insurers (ABI) research in 2020.

How to find your lost and forgotten pensions

If you've moved jobs during your working life, you may have lost track of some of the pension schemes for previous companies you've worked for. You can contact previous employers and pension providers to get the details of these, although this can be time-consuming.

A free pension tracing service is available to Legal & General Pension customers, we can help you find old and forgotten pensions from previous employers, and it usually takes about 4 to 16 weeks.

We don’t trace NHS, Local Government or Civil Service defined benefit pensions, which you are not allowed to transfer to a defined contribution pension We also cannot trace overseas pensions.

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