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Other help and information

The rest of this page provides contact details and links that you can use to get impartial advice and help from other organisations.

MoneyHelper

MoneyHelper is available to make your money and pension choices clearer. It provides impartial guidance, is backed by the government and free to use.

Their website & pension helpline

MoneyHelper's website homepage

How to spot a pension scam

Managing your money in uncertain times

Retirement adviser directory

For MoneyHelper's pensions helpline call: 0800 011 3797

Pension Wise

Pension Wise is a MoneyHelper service. It offers free and impartial guidance about options from defined contribution pension arrangements. 

Please note, except for any Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) attaching to your Rothesay policy, your policy is not defined contribution.

Pension Wise

Cruse

Cruse is the UK's leading bereavement charity. Their vision is that we live in a world where everyone grieving is supported, respected and understood.

Cruse help people through one of the most painful times in life – with bereavement support, information and campaigning. Find out more by visiting their website.

Cruse's website

Cruse has also produced a leaflet for Rothesay policyholders, designed to guide and support you through your grieving period.

Click here for Cruse's 'Grief and you' leaflet

Age UK

Age UK is the UK's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They help more than six million people every year, providing companionship, advice and support for older people who need it most.

Their website

The 'Money and legal' section of Age UK's website provides help with benefits, managing your money, avoiding scams and dealing with legal issues

Money and legal

The following pages are also helpful to many of our policyholders:

Practical ways to help older people

How to overcome loneliness

 

Their guides

Check that you are receiving all the benefits you are entitled to using this guide by Age UK.

More money in your pocket

The following Age UK guides were produced with our support:

Avoiding scams - smart ways to protect yourself

Bereavement - support after death

Alzheimer’s Society

Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer. Someone develops it every three minutes and there’s currently no cure. Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity.

Alzheimer's Society is facing dementia head on - working tirelessly to create meaningful change, funding research to find a cure and delivering a wide range of support services to help people living with dementia today, so that no one has to face dementia alone.

View their website

Their guide - Caring for a person with dementia

With Rothesay's support, Alzheimer's Society has produced a guide to help those close to someone diagnosed with dementia. It provides information and advice, practical help, ideas and suggestions on how to adjust to living with dementia and includes details of how and where to get further support.

This information and advice comes from the real experience of many carers, who contributed to the guide.

Open a pdf of the guide

You can also order a copy of this and other Alzheimer's Society publications:

Order a free copy 

Tax Help

This service is provided by the charity Tax Volunteers which is funded by HMRC, the tax profession, Rothesay and a number of other insurance companies. It provides older people on lower incomes with free, independent and expert help and advice regarding tax.

Contacting Tax Help

To contact Tax Help you can call them on 0333 207 5652 or complete the form on their website.
Complete the form

Guides from Tax Help

Tax Health Check

Tax at Bereavement

Pension Flex Tax

Further help with tax

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collects most of the taxes within the UK. Their pensions helpline provides advice and support on any matters relating to tax.

View their website

Tel: 0300 200 3300 (UK)
Tel: +44 135 535 9022 (Overseas)

Help with avoiding the scammers

Please visit our 'Avoiding scams' page for guidance and links on how to avoid being scammed.

Avoiding scams