State pension

What's happening with the state pension in 2016?

  • How much you'll get under the new state pension
  • When you'll qualify for the state pension
  • Is topping up or deferring the state pension worth it?

What's in this guide

How much will I get under the new state pension?

Which? explains the changes and details roughly how much you'll get under the new flat-rate state pension. Contains video

Is it worth deferring the state pension?

Deferring the state pension can result in a higher payment in the future. Which? shows how you can do it.

Can I top up my state pension?

Which? highlights how you can top up or buy more state pension in the period up until April 2017.

State pension age calculator

When you qualify for the state pension is changing and Which? shows when you'll be eligible for the benefit using our state pension age calculator.

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