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    • Jmoo
    • By Jmoo 19th Mar 17, 10:29 AM
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    Started a new job - will my pension pot come with me?
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:29 AM
    Started a new job - will my pension pot come with me? 19th Mar 17 at 10:29 AM
    Hi,

    I've had a job in the public sector for the past five years and built up a reasonable pension pot over the time as my first job since graduating. Now I'm in the private sector and I don't feel I've had enough information from my last role about the pension fund I saved up. Should it stay with me?
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    • xylophone
    • By xylophone 19th Mar 17, 10:33 AM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:33 AM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 10:33 AM
    I've had a job in the public sector for the past five years and built up a reasonable pension pot over the time as my first job since graduating. Now I'm in the private sector and I don't feel I've had enough information from my last role about the pension fund I saved up. Should it stay with me?
    A deferred pension? Were you not given a statement of deferred benefits when you left?

    Example

    http://www.civilservicepensionscheme.org.uk/members/deferred/information-for-deferred-members/
    • Jmoo
    • By Jmoo 19th Mar 17, 11:28 AM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 11:28 AM
    I don't believe I received a statement, no. It does say they will write to me about a deferred pension on their website, so I guess I just need to contact them.
    • xylophone
    • By xylophone 19th Mar 17, 11:37 AM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 11:37 AM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 11:37 AM
    Which Public Service body were you with and what kind of pension did you have?

    Was it a Defined Benefits pension or a Defined Contribution Pension?
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