How do I contact the pension?

You can either call our opt-out service on 0333 230 1301 or you can opt out online. You’ll need your customer number and National Insurance number to hand.

Can I cash in my peoples pension?

Can I cash in a pension from an old employer? Yes – any money you’ve built up in an employer pension is yours, even if you’ve since left that employer. Once you reach age 55 (the government proposes to increase this to age 57 from 2028), you should be able to take your money out of your pension.

Can I transfer my B&CE pension?

Charges B&CE applies no charge for transferring into or from the B&CE EasyBuild Stakeholder Pension.

How do I find out my customer number for peoples pension?

Your customer number is a 7 or 8-digit number. When your employer signed you up to The People’s Pension, we’d have sent you joiner information with your customer number, either by post or by email. And any letters we’ve sent you since you joined will have your customer number on, too.

How do I opt out of B&CE pension?

You can either call our opt-out service on 0300 330 1280, or you can opt out online (you won’t need to set up your Online Account to do this). You won’t be able to opt out until you’ve had your first contribution deducted and been enrolled into The People’s Pension by your employer.

Should I transfer my pension?

Reasons to transfer a pension Some common reasons include: You’ve collected a number of pensions from different jobs and want to consolidate them in one place. You’ve come across a scheme that offers better value. Your current pension scheme is being closed.

Which are the means tested benefits?

The main means-tested benefits that are affected by both income and savings include:

  • Universal Credit.
  • Pension Credit.
  • Tax Credits (Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit)
  • Council Tax Support.
  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance.
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
  • Income Support.
  • Housing Benefit.

What does B&CE stand for?

Building & Civil Engineering Holiday Scheme Management Limited
B&CE is our parent company – originally called Building & Civil Engineering Holiday Scheme Management Limited. (Easy to see why we call ourselves B&CE.) We’re an employee benefits organisation founded in the construction industry over 70 years ago – so we have decades of experience in making financial solutions simple.

How long does it take to receive lump sum pension?

around four to five weeks
How long does it take to receive a pension lump sum? Usually it will take around four to five weeks from the date of your request for your pension provider to release your lump sum.