UK State Pension

The UK State Pension is a regular payment from the government to help support you when you retire

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Helping you claim your UK State Pension

You can claim your UK State Pension abroad, provided that you meet the requirements.

The number of ‘qualifying years’ on your National Insurance (NI) record will determine if you are eligible for the UK State Pension and how much you will receive.

Currently, you need a minimum of 10 full years of NI contributions to qualify. A minimum of 35 years is required to receive the maximum amount.

If you have gaps in your NI record, you can make voluntary contributions through the government top-up scheme. For more information or to check your NI record, please visit the UK government website.

There are two State Pension systems in place for those who qualify – the basic State Pension and the new State Pension. Your date of birth will determine which method you use.

You will qualify for the older system (basic State Pension) if you are:

  • A man born on or before 5 April 1951
  • A woman born on or before 5 April 1953

If you are born after these dates, you will qualify for the new State Pension. The UK government website has more detailed information on the basic State Pension and the new State Pension.

Why choose Holborn Assets?

  1. Certified Credentials

    Our investment professionals hold a variety of prestigious investment qualifications from recognised professional bodies such as the Chartered Insurance Institute, London Institute of Banking & Finance, Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment and CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute. We encourage all advisers to keep studying to keep their qualifications relevant and up to date.

  2. Registered and Regulated

    We benefit from appropriate regulation in all our geographical areas of operation and have been operating successfully in the field of investments since 1998.

  3. Strategic Credentials

    Our strategy is about advising our clients on the investments that are best for their individual needs. We appreciate that it is your money, that you have worked hard for it and want to keep it and see it growing. We don’t believe in taking unnecessary risks. That’s why the portfolios we offer are diversified and our advice is focused on ongoing management and a steady hand over the long term.

History and heritage

Holborn Assets was established in 1998 and is widely considered to be the financial services company of choice in the expatriate market it serves. No other independent company can match our expertise or depth of proposition. We have therefore always felt at home headquartered in Dubai, the world's fastest growing City State and one of the economic wonders of the world.

Holborn Assets has regulated operations in Europe, Asia and South Africa. The corporate DNA that has underpinned our growth is simple: we are passionate about helping people put the right money, in the right place, at the right time.

We are a friendly, multi-award winning family company with an international footprint and British values of integrity and respect for all.

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