Updated to take into account the introduction of the single-tier state pension on 6 April 2016.
The state pension entitlement of those who have reached state pension age. It is based on national insurance contributions.
Every April, new legislation affecting employment rights and responsibilities is introduced. This year, the development receiving the most attention is the introduction of the national living wage.
A table listing the state pension rates.
We look at employment law changes due to come into effect in April 2016, including the national living wage.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the state pension system.