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Closing Defined Benefit Pension Schemes – A Bitter Pill?
In a Defined Benefit, or DB, scheme, the employer bears the financial risk of the plan. If the amount contributed to the scheme is insufficient to discharge the liability, the employer must pay the balance.
Ireland
14 May 2018
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Pensions Update: A Man's World
A statistic that receives far less attention is the gender pension gap which is 39%.
Ireland
20 Mar 2018
3
A Man's World
The field of pensions has a number of general issues such as overall coverage and adequacy that are not gender specific but statistics show that women tend to be in a far poorer position ...
Ireland
9 Mar 2018
4
Guidance On Working Past Retirement Age
A changing age demographic, economic necessity, the pension pay gap and changes to the State Pension age have meant that many people will want to continue working past the traditional retirement age ...
Ireland
12 Feb 2018
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2017 Review And 2018 Predictions
2017 saw a focus on possible legislative changes to rules on the winding up of defined benefit pension schemes in Ireland.
Ireland
23 Jan 2018
6
Pensions And Employment Contracts – Tips For Employers
Correct drafting of the pensions clause in an employment contract sets out clearly what is being provided in terms of pensions in a clear and unambiguous way to the benefit of both the employer and the employee.
Ireland
28 Nov 2017
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Over the Hill? Compulsory Retirement In Ireland
Life expectancies have risen to an average of 82 years of age. Despite this, most employers still have the traditional mandatory retirement age of 65 for their staff across the board.
Ireland
22 Nov 2017
8
2021 – A Pensions Odyssey
The Irish Prime Minister, Mr Leo Varadkar recently announced that the Irish Government will "publish a five year road map for pensions reform before the end of the year".
Ireland
20 Oct 2017
9
Pensions Update: Landmark Ruling Points The Way Forward For Pension Schemes In Ireland
In July 2017, the UK Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Walker v Innospec Limited & Others that an exemption in the UK Equality Act 2010 is discriminatory and in breach of EU equality law.
Ireland
25 Sep 2017
10
PEPP – A Passport To European Pension Freedom?
Travelling in Europe is becoming increasingly difficult with the imposition of additional security checks. However, as far as your pension is concerned it may be about to become a whole lot easier.
European Union
17 Aug 2017
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Recent Labour Court Decision On Retirement Age
A recent Labour Court decision highlights the importance of specifying retirement ages in contracts of employment. The Court found that dismissing an employee for their age was an act of discrimination.
Ireland
11 Jul 2017
12
Irish Pensions Authority Reflects On 2016 And Plans For The Future
The Report restates the Authority's intention to remain proactive in ensuring compliance with further on-site inspections, reviews of reports and audits on compliance desks
Ireland
7 Jun 2017
13
Social Welfare And Pensions Bill 2017 – Saving Grace Or Final Straw?
The Minister for Social Protection recently announced that the Irish Government has approved the publication of the General Scheme of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2017 (the "Bill").
Ireland
24 May 2017
14
Lets Get Digital – Pensions Set For Tech Revolution
A quiet revolution is about to occur in the UK concerning the manner and ease in which people can gain access to information on their pensions savings.
Ireland
13 Apr 2017
15
A New Direction For Pensions?
The new European Pensions Directive - IORP II became effective in January 2017. Member States now have two years in which to transpose its provisions into national law.
Ireland
17 Mar 2017
16
Pensions Law Review 2016
Last year signalled a number of forthcoming changes to the regulatory environment for pensions in Ireland.
Ireland
2 Mar 2017
17
The Pensions (Amendment) Bill - Stay Of Execution For Defined Benefit Schemes?
We examine the scope of the Pensions (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2017 and look at the potential impact on defined benefit pension schemes in Ireland, if enacted.
Ireland
1 Mar 2017
18
Back To The Future For Pensions
2016 was a mixed bag with little change for pensions in Ireland.
Ireland
15 Feb 2017
19
Decline Of Defined Benefit Pension Schemes In Ireland To Be Halted?
Staff protested at the recent Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM") of Independent News & Media ("INM") over controversial proposals to wind-up the company's defined benefit pension schemes...
Ireland
3 Jan 2017
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College Lecturer Loses Discrimination Case At European Court
An appeal which would have allowed the same-sex partner of a college lecturer to access his pension after death is dismissed.
European Union
6 Dec 2016
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