For many of us, our pension will be the main, if not only, source of income at retirement, with many contributing to this for 40+ years, so it's pretty useful to know a thing or two about how it works.

In simple terms, a pension is a type of savings plan designed to help you save money and prepare for later life. It also offers favourable tax treatment compared to other forms of savings meaning that the money within your pension is protected from any tax charges on it's growth.

Explore the range of topics on the left to find out more about your pension - the main types of pension,  how a pension works and when you can access it.