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Pensions are constantly evolving and there may be changes that affect your membership. Therefore, it’s important to keep up to date with what’s happening. Here, we seek to provide you with news which is particularly relevant to you.
  • 01 May 2024

    Life re-starts at retirement

    We’ve pulled together our top tips to help ease recent retirees into life after work and enrich their experiences.


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  • 04 April 2024

    Changes to tax limits and how they affect you

    The Lifetime Allowance (LTA) will end in April 2024 and will be replaced by new allowances.


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  • 22 February 2024

    Keep your guard up against pension scams

    Pension savers have lost a total of £26.4 million to pension scams in the past few years.


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  • 22 February 2024

    The cost of retirement is going up

    New figures show that the cost of retirement is going up so it’s important to plan ahead to ensure you have the level of income you expect at retirement.


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  • 09 January 2024

    Kick-start your financial fitness, this new year

    It can be easy to overspend in the festive season, but January is a great time to reassess your finances and savings.


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  • 28 November 2023

    Autumn Statement 2023

    The Autumn Budget included several possible changes that might impact pension saving in the future.


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  • 13 November 2023

    Tis the season to be cautious - stay safe from scams over the festive season!

    With just over a month to go till Christmas, this may be one of the busiest times of the year for shoppers’ bank accounts.


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  • 10 November 2023

    Autumn newsletter online now!

    The Autumn 2023 issue of your member newsletter is now online.


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  • 06 November 2023

    If you could do one thing to boost your financial wellbeing, what would it be?

    One step, one simple action - sometimes that’s all it takes to kick start a journey to a more financially-aware and happier you.


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  • 24 October 2023

    Finding a lost pension could transform your future

    One in 20 people have a lost pension and over 26.6 billion pounds are lost in misplaced pensions. Do you have a pension you’ve last track of?


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  • 09 October 2023

    Write or change your will for free in October 2023

    If you’re 55 or over you may be able to have a will drafted for you, or change your existing will if you already have one, free of charge.


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  • 21 September 2023

    Pay Your Pension Some Attention

    The Pay Your Pension Some Attention campaign is back for a second time, to help you get to grips with your pension.


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  • 06 September 2023

    Understanding pensions better, with Pension Awareness 2023

    The national Pension Awareness campaign is marking its 10th birthday, with a series of free, online events from 11-15 September 2023.


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  • 30 July 2023

    Understanding the State Pension

    As the State Pension marks its 75th anniversary this month, we take the opportunity to provide an overview of the way this vital state benefit works.


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  • 21 June 2023

    Will the retirement you get be the retirement you want?

    As financial priorities fight for your hard-earned money, it can be difficult to start saving for the future. However, it's important to give later life some thought now.


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  • 05 May 2023

    Look after your successors with an Expression of Wish

    King Charles III will be crowned successor to the throne on Saturday 6 May, but have you thought about what your own ‘successors’ might get in the event of your death? An Expression of Wish could make a difference.


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  • 26 April 2023

    Your latest newsletter is here!

    The Spring 2023 issue of your member newsletter is out now


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  • 11 April 2023

    Tax relief and tax allowances explained

    Some useful information and explanations of tax relief and all tax limits following the start of the new financial year on 6 April and the announcements made as part of the Spring Budget on 15 March.


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  • 20 March 2023

    How the Spring Budget affects you and your pension

    The Spring Budget included several changes that could affect the tax some members pay on their pension savings.


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  • 13 March 2023

    Free will writing initiative continues in 2023

    Free Wills Month is back this month offering those aged 55 and over the opportunity to have a will drafted or updated free of charge.


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  • 13 February 2023

    Make the most of pension saving before the 2022/23 tax year is up

    The 2022/23 financial year is soon to come to an end meaning two things for pension savers. Now is not only a perfect time to make sure you are making the most out of your pensions tax benefits, it’s also a great chance to review your saving plan in general.


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  • 16 January 2023

    PIC completes c.£400 million buy-in for Amey OS Pension Scheme

    Specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, PIC, has completed a partial buy-in transaction with the Trustee of Amey.


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  • 13 January 2023

    New year, new job? Make the most out of your new pension

    With the new job comes a whole host of other new things you need to think about or at least be aware of. One of those things is your new pension plan.


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  • 13 January 2023

    Moving jobs? Stay connected with your old pension!

    Save yourself the hassle of having to hunt down old pensions by keeping track of them all as you go along and your career progresses.


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  • 03 January 2023

    Amey announces new owners

    On 30 December 2022, Ferrovial completed its sale of Amey to One Equity Partners (OEP) and Buckthorn LLP.


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  • 06 December 2022

    Pensions and the Autumn Budget 2022

    An overview of the announcements made in the Autumn Budget and what they mean for pension savers.


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  • 06 December 2022

    Helpline festive opening times

    Changes to Helpline opening times over the festive period.


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  • 14 November 2022

    Beware of pension scams over the festive period

    The hustle and bustle of Christmas and the busy festive period can provide perfect opportunity for fraudsters to do what they do best – part savers with their money.


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  • 08 September 2022

    Pay your pension some attention!

    Organisations from across the pensions industry are joining forces this autumn/winter to help you understand your pension and get your retirement plans on target.


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  • 07 June 2022

    Guidance on your retirement options

    If you’re aged 50 or over and you request to transfer out or access any of your defined contribution benefits, then you may need to get free guidance on your retirement options from Pension Wise.


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  • 07 June 2022

    Pensions Dashboards: bringing all your pensions together

    Pensions Dashboards is a project run by the government with the help of a number of key delivery partners.


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  • 28 March 2022

    How the Spring Statement affects you

    An update on on the Spring Statement that was delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 23 March.


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  • 22 March 2022

    5 tips to help power up your pension before tax year end

    The 2021/22 is due to come to an end on 5 April. There’s still a little bit of time, though, to roll up your sleeves and take a few actions to make the most of your pension before then.


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  • 16 December 2021

    Season’s greetings and Helpline opening times

    Changes to the Helpline opening hours over the festive period


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  • 09 November 2021

    10 questions to ask a financial adviser

    Looking for a good professional, financial adviser? Here’s how to choose the best one for your needs.


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  • 09 November 2021

    Financial advice is for everyone

    Even someone who feels financially savvy can benefit from advice surrounding their pension.


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  • 26 September 2021

    Who do you want your pension benefits to go to when you die?

    Make sure your expression of wish form is up to date, especially if your circumstances have changed.


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  • 29 July 2021

    Don’t let criminals steal your retirement

    According to the FCA, scammers have defrauded people out of more than £2million worth of pension savings so far this year.


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  • 08 June 2021

    New name for pensions support

    The Government-backed Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) is launching MoneyHelper.


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  • 24 May 2021

    Has something in your life changed?

    If something in your life changes, your pension could be affected. So it’s important that you let us know as soon as possible.


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  • 12 May 2021

    Climate change and your pension

    Climate change is a major issue for many reasons, but did you know it can also affect your pension?


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  • 20 April 2021

    Your 2021-2022 pension tax allowances

    News on your 2021 - 2022 pension tax allowances and how this could affect you


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  • 18 March 2021

    Make sure your loved ones are provided for

    Have you thought about what will happen to your pension, if you die before it’s claimed?


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  • 05 February 2021

    Pension news round-up

    A round-up of the latest developments that may affect your pension…


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  • 06 January 2021

    Pension Resolutions

    As we embark on another new year, it’s the perfect time to take control of your pension and set yourself up for the future. Here’s a few tips on how to start...


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  • 26 November 2020

    Staying safe from scammers

    Pension scams have been on the rise during the COVID-19 crisis.


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  • 09 October 2020

    State Pension age continues to rise

    The age at which people can start claiming a State Pension has now officially risen from 65 to 66.


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  • 09 October 2020

    LexisNexis Risk Solutions helps members stay connected

    The Scheme’s administrator, RPMI, has appointed a firm called LexisNexis Risk Solutions to help verify the data it holds for members.


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  • 09 October 2020

    Pensions and divorce: what to consider

    The breakdown of a marriage can be a very difficult time and while the impact on your pension might not be at the forefront of your mind, it is extremely important to know what to expect in order to be able to make the best decisions for yourself.


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  • 11 August 2020

    Your latest newsletters are here!

    The 2020 issues of your Amey, APS and Accord newsletters are available online now.


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  • 09 July 2020

    Are your retirement savings on track?

    You can probably picture the retirement you want – holidays, time with family and friends, a few improvements on the house, and a new car, maybe?


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  • 09 July 2020

    Support for pension savers

    A new guide, “COVID-19 and your pension” has been published, to equip pension savers with the knowledge and support they need to make informed decisions about their pension.


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  • 11 May 2020

    A Covid-19 (coronavirus) update

    We understand you may be worried about the Covid-19 outbreak and have provided information to help you understand how it may affect your pension from the Amey OS Pension Scheme.


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  • 24 April 2020

    Be extra vigilant of pension scams!

    With fraudsters trying to take advantage of the widespread anxiety caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s more important than even to protect your savings and make sure you don’t fall for a scam.


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  • 31 March 2020

    Coronavirus update

    Due to the Coronavirus situation, we are prioritising urgent queries. Therefore, please be aware it may take us longer than usual to respond to any queries that you send to us.


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  • 16 March 2020

    Budget update

    Following on from the general election, the new government’s first Budget took place on 11 March 2020.


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  • 29 January 2020

    Brexit update

    The UK is officially withdrawing from the European Union on 31 January 2020 and will be in a transition period until 31 December 2020.


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  • 21 August 2019

    Update on the proposed sale of Amey

    You may have seen in the press that Amey has reached agreement to exit the Birmingham Highways PFI contract.


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  • 20 February 2019

    How will you use your pension?

    There are several ways you can use your pension savings from defined contribution schemes (such as any additional voluntary contribution arrangements you’ve joined) when you decide to take your benefits.


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  • 11 February 2019

    Keep your pension safe!

    New laws have been passed to stop fraudsters targeting your pension - but make sure you know the warning signs.


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  • 04 June 2018

    Data protection changes

    New data protection laws - known as the General Data protection Regulation or GDPR - were introduced on 25 May 2018.


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  • 12 February 2018

    A quiet Budget for pensions

    The Autumn Budget 2017 included little on the subject of pensions. However, you should be aware of a few developments.


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