Pensions and retirement

Prepare for your later years

Wherever you are in life, it's never too early to start planning for your post-work years. Get a head start on your retirement fund by exploring your pension options, or get specialist advice on the NHS and Teachers' Pension Schemes from Wesleyan Financial Services.

Featured guides

'Flexi' retirement

For some, stepping back from the workplace can feel daunting. For others, giving up work entirely simply isn’t financially practical.

That’s why flexi retirement is becoming the go-to choice for many. In this guide, we'll look at what flexi retirement is, and how you can plan for it.

Taking early retirement

Want to stop working sooner rather than later? In this guide, you can find out how and when you might be able to afford an early retirement. We’ll look at when you can access your pensions, how much money you might need in retirement, and more.

Retirement planning

Starting a pension

Discover your pension options and see how you can save for life after your career, with our guidance on state, workplace and personal pensions.

Approaching retirement

Explore the ways you can take your hard-earned pension and find an option that suits your goals for retirement.

Pension products

Personal pensions

Start your pension pot with as little as £150 a month and discover a tax-efficient way to save for your retirement.


Looking to purchase a stable income for your retirement? Wesleyan has partnered with Retirement Line to bring you a range of annuities.

Guidance and information

NHS Pension Scheme advice

Discover a wealth of support and advice to help you make the most of your NHS pension.

Teachers' Pension Scheme advice

Member of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme? Get specialist advice for life after the classroom.

Civil partnerships and pensions

Learn how survivor benefits work for you and your partner, in this brief guide to pension rights for couples in civil partnerships. 

Pensions and retirement glossary

Not sure what drawdown is? Confused by carry forward? Here we explain some of the most common pension terms.