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Helping you at retirement

Making the decision to start taking your Sainsbury’s pension (and maybe even stop working) can be daunting. There’s a lot to take in, but there’s also plenty of help around.

We’ve created an easy-to-read booklet that explains all the different ways you can take your pension from the Sainsbury’s Pension Scheme. Check it out here:

Your retirement options

You can also watch a short video, which briefly takes you through your options and also guides you through the form-filling that is an unfortunate but necessary part of taking your Sainsbury’s pension! Please view the link below and if you want to watch it in full screen you can select the symbol in the bottom right corner of the window after you’ve press play.

There is also lots of information online that can help you understand your options. (Please note that neither Sainsbury’s nor the Trustees have any responsibility for, or liability in relation to, information provided by these external websites and services.)
The website for all government services and information. Here you can find details on pension tax allowances, your State pension, and how to track down a lost pension.
This is a government website that offers free guidance to anyone aged over 50 with DC pension savings. Find out about your options and book an appointment. You can also call on 0800 138 3944.
Offering free and impartial guidance about workplace and personal pensions, these are the people who help people with pensions. Call 0800 011 3797.
You can get free and impartial advice about money issues. Set up by the government, you can use the online tools and calculators to help you keep track of your finances and plan ahead. Call 0800 138 7777.
If you need to find an independent financial adviser (IFA) in your local area.