06 Feb 2017
Elderly people living in big houses are to be given incentives to downsize to free up their properties for families
Pensioners with large family homes will be given incentives to downsize in a drive to solve the housing crisis.
31 Jan 2017
ARCTIC FREEZE ALERT: Britain braced for blizzards and gales as temperatures plunge to -10C
BRITAIN is back on Arctic freeze alert with thermometers set to plummet again within a fortnight. Malcolm Booth, chief executive of the National Federation of Occupational Pensioners (NFOP), said: "With the threat of cold weather back on the radar it is important for people to make sure they are...
31 Jan 2017
Energy giants consider loyalty plans to help millions
Two of the Big Six energy providers are considering introducing a loyalty programme to alleviate the extra expense of standard tariffs.
25 Jan 2017
Charges proposed for out-of-hours GP appointments in England
GP leaders float alternative ways to fund health services, including charging for minor procedures outside of surgeries’ contracted NHS work
20 Jan 2017
Fifty-two NHS hospitals send patients elsewhere in busiest week yet
The NHS experienced the busiest week in its history last week, with record numbers of hospitals having to send patients elsewhere or declare a major alert.
18 Jan 2017
Grandparents miss out on National Insurance pension perks
Tens of thousands of grandparents are missing out on National Insurance (NI) credits which could be worth more than £230 a year when they retire, a former pensions minister has said.
17 Jan 2017
Help Age UK become Morrisons new charity partner
This January Age UK has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to tackle loneliness head-on in communities across the UK by becoming Morrisons' new charity partner. But to do this they need help.
12 Jan 2017
BT Pension Scheme - Marital Status Survey by Lexis Nexis
NFOP are aware that Lexis Nexis are undertaking a survey on marital status for BT Pension Scheme. If you receive a letter from Lexis Nexis asking you to update your member data via the link quoted in your letter or complete an enclosed questionnaire and return in a pre-paid envelope, this is a...
11 Jan 2017
Sleep tips: Avoid afternoon coffee, over-50s advised
People over 50 are being advised to avoid caffeine after lunchtime to get a good night's sleep.
11 Jan 2017
NHS conditions worst ever, say leading nurses
Nurses say conditions in the NHS are the worst they have experienced, the Royal College of Nursing has said.