Pension rules changed on the 6 April 2015. New flexibilities
have now been introduced over the way people take their pensions.
you are 55 years and over and have a defined contribution
pension plan then you now have the freedom to decide how to
use the money at retirement. If you are aged 50 or over, you
are eligible for a free face-to-face guidance session.
defined contribution pension is a scheme run by your employer
or by a personal pension provider. Your contributions and
your employers are invested to make up your pension pot. The
pension pot is invested and its value can fall as well as
rise and you won’t know until closer your retirement
date what the fund is worth and how that will affect your
you think this might apply to you please phone Pension Wise
Leeds direct on
0113 281 6738 for further information or to book
a free face to face guidance session.
for more information click
here. To register your interest click
CHANGES TO SERVICES FROM APRIL 2015
CAB is making a number of changes to our services across the
city, taking effect from Easter 2015.
advice sessions will no longer be held at our offices in Crossgates,
Morley, Otley and Pudsey. The last dates when drop-in sessions
will be held are:
Crossgates 30 March 2015
Morley 25 March 2015
Otley 27 March 2015
Pudsey 31 March 2015
CAB apologises for any difficulties that may be caused by
the closure of these services. We will be offering appointment-only
services in all these areas, in debt advice and as part of
the new Pension Wise service.
can still get advice from Leeds CAB Mondays to Fridays, 9am
- 5pm through our telephone service or by calling in to our
city centre offices:
Telephone 0113 223 4400
City Centre Bureau
31 New York Street
Leeds LS2 7DT
CAB advice services will still be available in more than 40
locations across Leeds, including GP surgeries and Children’s
Centres. All these services can be contacted by telephoning
0113 223 4400.
CAB will also continue to provide drop-in advice sessions,
Mondays to Fridays, 9am – 5pm, from their offices:
New Roscoe Buildings
Cross Francis Street
Leeds LS7 4BZ
Citizens Advice Bureau offers free, confidential, impartial
and independent advice and information on a wide range of
subjects. We have bureaux in Leeds city centre, Crossgates,
Pudsey, Morley and Otley, plus a wide range of other locations
across the City from where we can offer advice.
provide free, confidential and impartial advice on a range
of subjects, plus we have dedicated, employment, debt, and
benefits advice workers.
information on when we are open and where
we are based around the city, click here
information on how we advise you and the
type of advice we can offer click here
you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, please
try to bring someone with you who can speak English. If you
are unable to do this we will try to provide an interpreter
for you. For general information click on the links below.
to access additional language options click