Defined contribution schemes do not promise a specific pension payment

Irish defined benefit pension funds have the highest exposure in Europe to low risk bonds, according to a report by benefits consultants Mercer. The c(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Less than two weeks shy of the anniversary of last year’s inconclusive general election, senior ministers are calling time on the lifespan of the Gove(...)