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Hi, my name is ValTwine!

ValTwine
ValTwine Member Posts: 2 Listener
I have been unable to work since 2012 due to chronic M.E. and am in receipt of full housing/Council Tax benefits as well as the Support Group of ESA benefit. I was 56 on 12th of Jan this year, and last year cashed in 2 old work pensions which paid off debts and bills and household items I needed desperately. I have one more pension that I know I paid into from Jan 1985 to April 1989. I have been going round in circles and getting nowhere. I contacted the initial company - Schroder's, but they said that it became NM Schroder in 1987 (whilst I worked there as a full-time receptionist)then they changed again in the 1990's after I left, to Friends Provident. I have contacted ALL of these companies but they say they have no record of me working there!!! Unfortunately due to moving a number of times throughout the 1990's, I have lost all of my wageslips from my work there, so apart from giving them my NINO, they say they can't find me on their registers!!! Can you advise please?

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  • Debbie_Alumni
    Debbie_Alumni Member Posts: 944 Pioneering
    Hi ValTwine,

    Welcome to the community :)
    I looked into this a little bit and came across this pension tracing service on the Age UK website. I don't know if it will be any help but I thought I would share it with you.
    Good luck
    Debbie
  • ValTwine
    ValTwine Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thank you for your reply Debbie. I have tried Age UK but they couldn't help with my pension query. They gave me contacts but none of them worked. thank you anyway. Kind regards, ValTwine.

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