The savings should have been declared at the outset ( if you had them then) and the IP could have asked that they be paid over. The pension payout, also, is likely to be due to the IVA unless pensions and proceeds were excluded at the start.
My opinions are merely that .. opinions based on experience. Always seek professional advice.
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They are - I used redundancy pay to make a full and final which was accepted and kept my lump sum.
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Everything else - maybe, but pensions are years in the making for our old age. My IVA did make sure I want making any AVC (added voluntary contributions) before I began my IVA, if I was I was to pay it to them instead