Below are a number of sites you may find useful.
Financial Assistance Scheme
The Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS) offers help to some people who have lost out on their pension because they were a member of an under-funded defined benefit scheme that started to wind-up on or after 1 January 1997 but before 22 December 2008 and is ineligible for help from the Pension Protection Fund because the sponsoring employer became insolvent before 6 April 2005.
Financial Services Authority
An independent body that regulates the financial services industry in the UK.
Government Actuary’s Department
The Government Actuary’s Department provides actuarial advice to the UK government, including DWP’s Financial Assistance Scheme policy team.
The widest range of government information and services online – all in one place. Easy access to the public services you use and the information you need, delivered by the UK government.
Pension Protection Fund
Established by the Pensions Act 2004 to pay compensation to members of defined benefit pension schemes which have been wound up due to insolvency and meet certain eligibility criteria.
The Pensions Advisory Service
The Pensions Advisory Service is an independent non-profit organisation that provides information and guidance on the whole spectrum of pensions covering State, company, personal and stakeholder schemes.
The Pensions Ombudsman
Investigates and decides complaints and disputes about the way that pension schemes are run.
The Pensions Regulator
The Pensions Regulator is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes, supervising the pension industry and employers who administer pension schemes. A work-based pension scheme is any scheme that an employer makes available to employees. This includes all occupational schemes, and any stakeholder and personal pension schemes where employees have direct payment arrangements. A free Pensions Trustee toolkit is available.
The Pension Service
The Pension Service offers help and advice for today's pensioners or those planning for retirement.
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