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Basic State Pension

Personal Budget 2013 - KPMG warns over state pension

Accountancy firm KPMG has warned the new state pension will force a dramatic closure of private sector final salary schemes.

Personal Budget 2013 - Flat-rate pension

The government has announced the new flat-rate pension will be brought forward to as early as 2016.

Updates State Pensions

In April 2012 the Basic State Pension will be increased in line with CPI inflation in the year up to the end of September 2011 (5.2 per cent).

Updates Benefits and entitlements 2011 tax updates

There have been a number of changes to entitlements, including how they are measured, which will actually take place on April 11, 2011.