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Women continue to snub pensions in large numbers. Ann O’Keeffe, head of individual life and pensions at Aviva, describes the “largely stagnant” figure for women saving for retirement as “worrying”.

Women continue to snub pensions despite years of efforts by the financial services industry to persuade them of the need to save for their retirement,(...)

Poor pension coverage among some workers has contributed to  scepticism about superannuation schemes. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

People remain slow to trust pension promises, a new OECD report has found. Low investment returns on pension savings, less stable employment structur(...)

Actuaries also query decision to exclude workers from this obligatory pension saving between the ages of 16 and 23. Photograph: iStock

Mandatory pensions are all about putting people into a position where they do not find themselves financially undermined at the end of their working l(...)

Government plans for mandatory pensions are likely to disappoint, the Society of Actuaries has said.

Government plans for mandatory pensions are likely to disappoint, the Society of Actuaries has said. The low-risk default investment strategy “which (...)

Pensions consultants Mercer have raised alarm at indications that the Government might reduce tax relief on retirement savings.

* Pensions consultant Mercer has raised alarm at indications that the Government might reduce tax relief on retirement savings. The company was respo(...)

It is  estimated that just 35 per cent of private sector workers have made any financial provision for their retirement. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s almost 13 years since then minister for social welfare Séamus Brennan raised the prospect of introducing mandatory pensions in an effort to addre(...)

Under the proposal, all PAYE workers between the ages of 23 and 60 earning more than €20,000 will be automatically enrolled in a pension in 2022 if they are not already signed up to a scheme. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

More than 850,000 workers will have up to 6 per per cent of their gross pay deducted and put into an occupational pension from 2022, under proposals u(...)

Tommy Nielsen, chairman of the Association of Pension Trustees in Ireland: Complexity, he argues, is a defence for paralysis at the Department of Social Protection

Consultation on the proposed introduction of mandatory pension savings in Ireland misses the point: what is needed is simplification of Irish pension (...)

Nigel Aston, head of defined contribution global proposition and strategy at asset manager State Street Global Advisors.

Pitching the pension message to workers will be key to the success of Government plans to introduce auto-enrolment in 2022. That’s the view of one in(...)

Pension reform: little detail beyond idea employee, employer and State shall all contribute financially. It will be introduced in 2022.

It was a crowded platform when the new roadmap for pensions reform was announced on Wednesday. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance and Pub(...)

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