The Pensions Advisory Service (TPAS) is an independent non-profit organisation that provides free information, advice and guidance on the whole spectrum of pensions, including state, company, personal and stakeholder schemes.
We are an independent voluntary organisation that is grant-aided by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
We provide information and guidance to members of the public on all pension matters, covering state, company, personal and stakeholder schemes.
We also help any member of the public who has a problem, complaint or dispute with their occupational or private pension arrangement. We do not deal with problems, complaints or disputes relating to state pensions.
Our service is free and is provided by a nationwide network of volunteer advisers who are supported and augmented by technical and administrative staff based in London.
We are very proud of the calibre of our personnel. Our volunteers and pensions technical staff have many years experience working in the pensions industry and have a wide range of professional qualifications.
Paul Hays and his team will bring everyone up to date with the new developments in taxation and pensions for those approaching and in retirement. They will also be handing out copies of the new Money Made Clear document 'Your Guide to Retirement' .
We operates a national telephone helpline, manned by pension professionals who will provide information and guidance on any aspect of occupational, personal, stakeholder and state pensions. It serves members of the public but not those acting in a professional capacity such as financial advisers, solicitors, scheme trustees, etc.
The helpline number is 0845 601 2923.
We also provide helplines designed specifically for:
The helplines are open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. You can call outside of these times and leave a number for someone to call you back.
Call us on 0845 601 2923
We regret, however, that we are unable to accept visitors at our office.
Ask Our Experts
Our pension experts will be happy to answer your questions
We will even answer your questions live online.
Next session at 2pm on 13 April 2011
Advice given by TPAS is an opinion given in good faith on the basis of the documents and information made available but TPAS cannot be made responsible in law for opinions expressed, nor should any such opinion be regarded as grounds for legal action.
TPAS Limited. Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 2459671. Registered Office as shown.