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2004

December
Employer Task Force publishes report
Make a Pension Credit call for Christmas

November
Help to stay warm and well this winter
Help for older people is on its way this winter
The Pension Bill receives Royal Assent

October
Pension Reform explained: New section on DWP website
New e-service: Get a State Pension forecast online
Pensions Commission report
£ 2 billion extra a year going to pensioners
Link-Age document in consultation
Pension scheme providers: contact us if you think you’re potentially eligible for the Financial Assistance Scheme

September
How are we doing - Annual Report and Account
Pension Credit Take-up Campaign tour

August
Government's strategy for joined-up services for older people
Older people warmer this winter with 200 or more
How are we doing?

July
The Pension Service's work on race equality recognised
Pension Credit – helping the poorest pensioners
Andrew Smith launches Pensions Information Pack pilot

June
Financial Assistance Scheme
Age Positive champions awarded for fight against workplace age discrimination
Find out about local service surgeries in your area
Winter Fuel Payments 2004/05
Challenging age discrimination during Age Positive Week, 21 to 25 June
The Partnership Fund – Don’t miss out
Age Concern – Pension Credit chat
Over 3 million people receiving Pension Credit
German and British state pensions consultation on 15 and 16 June

May
Government announces £400m assistance to workers who have lost their pensions
More help for people who have lost their pensions
2.45 million householders receive Pension Credit
Older people get online on Silver Surfers’ Day

April
Pension Credit calculator – Welsh version
Pensioners gain from benefit rises
DWP publishes its Departmental Report 2004

March
Don’t miss out on Council Tax Benefit
Apply for a grant from The Partnership Fund
£ 100 boost for over 70s
Winter Fuel Payments – last chance to claim

February
How are we doing?
Making Informed Choice a reality: New government proposals
Pensions Bill: Simplicity, Security and Choice
Generous lump sum deal for pensioners

January
Stay warm during the cold snap

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Department for Work and Pensions
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79 Whitehall
London
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