Find your lost pensions

There's an estimated £20 Billion in lost pensions. The Pension Tracing Service ® is an impartial service to help locate your lost pensions and then offer advice so you understand what you can do with them.

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Simple 3 step process

We understand that it can be easy to lose track of your pensions but finding them again really couldn't be easier with the Pension Tracing Service ®. We will find your pensions for free, you can cancel the service at any time and you are never under any obligation to act upon any financial advice that we may provide.
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Step 1
Find it

Find your missing pensions!

We will contact HMRC, DWP, pension providers, trustees, previous employers and anywhere else where we feel your pensions might be.

Your pension tracing specialist will do everything possible to ensure that we trace your missing pension.

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Did you know?

We have found over £350m in pension funds since 2013
Step 2
Review it

How are your pensions doing?

We have qualified pension specialists who will assist you in the pension tracing process. Once we have further information your allocated specialist can start your pension review.

We'll find out the value of your pension, how well it's performing and what you're paying in charges. Then we'll check the whole market to show what is available in the market today, the costs and how you can use your pension savings.

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Talk to your pension specialist

When our investigations are complete we'll contact you to arrange a free call with our advisers to go through the information we have collected about your pensions and how the modern market compares.
Step 3
Improve it

What are your pension options?

You can ask for financial advice from one of our independent financial advisers. Our experts find a better pension for 7 out of every 10 people they speak to. They'll talk to you about your pension in a clear, easy to understand way and explain your options.

We will help you choose a pension that better suits your needs and if we can't improve on what you've already got or you decide not to go ahead it won't cost you a penny.

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Clear, impartial advice

Better Retirement Group are Independent Financial Advisers who are not tied to any pension providers and don't receive any commission. This means that you can be confident that the advice given really is in your best interests and any fees charged will always be agreed in advance.
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Raising awareness with the BBC

BBC Watchdog

Meet Mike Skinner. He had been trying to track his pension for over a year - Shaun Davis, pension specialist, was able to locate all of the details for him and finally gave Mike Skinner the peace of mind he needed.

Tracing pensions can be time consuming, exhausting and very frustrating. so let us worry about this for you and we will sort it out.
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FAQ's about our service

Is there any charge for tracing my pensions?
No, there is no charge for the Pension Tracing Service.
Is this a government website?
No, the Pension Tracing Service ® is a trading style of Better Retirement Group Ltd and has been in operation since 2012 however, we do liaise with the DWP and HMRC to help trace pensions where necessary. If you would like to use the governments service see: www.gov.uk/find-pension-contact-details.
Can you trace my contracted out of SERPS pension?
Yes, part of the service is to contact HMRC to obtain any information they hold for your contracted out contributions. This will be held by a third-party administrator.
How do I find my state pension forecast?
A state pension forecast can be requested by either applying to the HMRC through the post with a BR-19 form (this can be found on either the government website www.gov.uk/government/publications/ application-for-a-state-pension-statement or you can download it from the Pension Tracing Service ® website by clicking here) or applying through the government website www.gov.uk/check-state-pension
Does the HMRC hold records for all my pensions?
Unfortunately not, HMRC only holds information on the schemes the members held if they opted out of SERPS while making contributions.
How long does the process take?
The time it takes to track your pension(s) can vary depending on how many pensions you have, where they are held and the information you can supply. Our tracing liaison team can help you understand the necessary information required, chase the relevant departments for a timely response and will contact you if they need any further information.
Do you offer pension advice when my pension has been found?
The Pension Tracing Service ® seeks to find your missing pension and offers information on the current pensions market. If you wish, you can receive advice from an Independent Financial Adviser who is also part of the Better Retirement Group Ltd. Better Retirement Group has been providing specialist pension and retirement advice since 1992.
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Contact us

You can also request contact details from the Pension Tracing Service by phone or by post.

The Pension Tracing Service
Telephone: 0800 1223 170
From outside the UK: +44 (0) 1782 389134
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Address
The Pension Tracing Service
400 Pavilion Road
Northampton
NN4 7PA

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The Pension Tracing Service ® is a trading style of the Better Retirement Group Ltd. We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA number 153420. Our registered office is 400 Pavilion Road Northampton NN4 7PA ​

This service is not affiliated with the Department of Work and Pensions or any government body. The Pension Tracing Service does not offer financial advice to our clients. However we can allocate you an Authorised and Regulated Pension Specialist.

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