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How can I check if I’ve lost a pension?

How can I find out if I've lost a pension? How can I trace a lost pension?

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Written by Sahil Sethi
Updated over a week ago

There are over 1.6 million lost pension pots in the UK, worth more than £20 billion! If you’ve had more than one job, moved home and forgot to tell your pension provider, or deleted the pension emails you received – this could be you.

Since 2012 all employers have been required to provide a pension. Your employer (or previous employer) should be your first port of call. Before 2012 it was a slightly different arrangement, but your employer should be able to help. If that’s not possible there’s a free online pension tracing service provided by the Government:

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