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    Help with old share certificates and pension contributions
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    • 22nd Aug 08, 12:49 PM
    Help with old share certificates and pension contributions 22nd Aug 08 at 12:49 PM
    I am new to this forum, so sorry if not posted in correct threads.

    I would like advise re some share certificates I have and pension contributions i have made.
    I worked some years ago for The Burton Group Plc who were taken over by GE Capital. I was made redundant in 1991, I received monies from them and a letter from personnel outlining other info.
    I have in my possession a share certificate showing 130 shares, appropriation date Dec 88 in the Burton group profit sharing scheme.
    The shares are valued at this date at 1.87 each. The registrar is National Westminster Bank plc based at Caxton house, Bristol.

    How do I check into these shares, ie value of them now and cashing them in?

    Also I have two staff superannuatin fund certificates showing contributions at 535.71 and 182.17. It states on the bottom of the certificates that on leaving service options, I could be eligible for a refund of contributions with interest, less statutory deductions? I thought you could not have any money back until pension age or transfer to another pension scheme.
    I am currently unemployed, aged 45 and unlikely to work full time again. What are my options with these certifcates - can I cash them in or would I have to wait until pension age or working and then transfer to another pension fund I choose to set up?

    Many thanks for any advice given.
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