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Rakhi Vasavada, Financial Advisor
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I worked for XXXX, a large pharmaceutical company for 4 years (1982 to 1986) and was in their pension scheme. I am due for retirement in a few years. I recall phoning them a couple of years ago to enquire about any pension which would be due to me. One of their office staff said I was not entitled to a pension as I was not with the company for 5 years. I am now nearing retirement and am questioning this answer as I was not aware at the time of employment that this restriction was in my contract. I was in the scheme for less than 5 years but more than 4 years. I would appreciate any advice as to how you think I could move this forward and whether you think they have the right not to pay me a pension for the years I was employed . A review of the job adverts for around the dates I worked offer a contributory pension scheme to potential employees. Prior to 1980 they offered a non contributory scheme.

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Finance
Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
I've been working hard to find a Professional to assist you with your question, but sometimes finding the right Professional can take a little longer than expected.
I wonder whether you're ok with continuing to wait for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will continue my search. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you.
Thank you!
Nicola
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Please cancel the question. I would like a refund of the funds I paid

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