The New Flat Rate Pension Benefits Scheme Starts in April 2016. Are You a Winner or a Loser?

The New Flat Rate Pension Benefits Scheme Starts In April 2016 The new flat rate state pension is a marked reduction over that which has been in place for many years. It is arrived at by combining the existing basic state pension and the State earnings related pension, (SERPS). The new pension will be aContinue reading “The New Flat Rate Pension Benefits Scheme Starts in April 2016. Are You a Winner or a Loser?”

Robbing the Blind – This is the Great New World of the Union Better Together Have Signed Scotland Up to?

Robbing the Blind – This is the Great New World of the Union Better Together Have Signed Scotland Up to? A woman blind since birth was asked by a benefits assessor, “how many fingers am I holding up?” It was just one of a series of humiliating questions fired at Natasha Pogson 28y to checkContinue reading “Robbing the Blind – This is the Great New World of the Union Better Together Have Signed Scotland Up to?”