Do you have thousands sitting in lost pensions?
The Pension Tracing Service can help you find them
Do you remember joining a company pension years ago - but have lost all the details since moving on? The pension could be worth a tidy sum by now, but you won't know until you find it. The government's free Pension Tracing Service can help you find it.The service won't tell you whether you have a pension or what its value is, but can help you find contact details for:
You just need the name of the company you worked for, the name of the pension scheme, or the name of the pension provider. Searching for your lost pension won’t take long, and if you find one, it could help you retire when you want, with the income you need.
If you’d prefer - you can also request pension contact details by phone or by post:
03456002537 - Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
The Pension Service 9, Mail Handling Site A, Wolverhampton, WV98 1LU
With around £400 million in unclaimed pensions, it’s clear keeping track of old pensions can be difficult. One solution is to transfer them to one easy-to-manage place, like a Self Invested Personal Pension (SIPP).
The Hargreaves Lansdown SIPP could be a good choice. It’s been voted ‘Best SIPP Provider’ for ten years running.
Before transferring a pension please ensure you will benefit, not incur excessive exit fees or lose valuable guarantees. Pensions are usually transferred as cash so you will be out of the market for a period.
You'll benefit from:
Investments can fall as well as rise in value so you could get back less than you invest. If you’re unsure of the suitability of an investment for your circumstances we can put you in touch with a financial adviser.