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The Workplace Relations Commission has issued a new proposal that further improves the terms on offer to workers based at two Pfizer plants  in Cork. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Staff of multinational drugmaker Pfizer face a make or break vote on pensions in the coming weeks(...)

‘Every year you’re not doing them [AVCs], you’re missing out on those tax benefits’

Known in the pensions industry as “rocket fuel” for your pension fund, additional voluntary(...)

‘Zero consideration has been given to the issue of adequacy or coverage; it doesn’t benefit citizens in any real meaningful way,’ says one pensions professional. Photograph: iStock

As if pensions weren’t already complicated enough, a move at Government level to impose new EU(...)

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(...)

According to research, on average people start saving for retirement aged 37 – too late, Irish Life says. Photograph: Getty Images

Ninety per cent of people in Ireland are not on track with their pensions savings, according to(...)

Tier One managing director Kevin Coughlan says the process of pensions reform has continued behind closed doors.

(...) make the Irish pensions landscape an unreasonably complex and bizarre place. That’s the view of the(...)

Married couples with one earner can earn up to €43,550 before moving into the higher tax bracket.

(...) about the advantages of being married. “The disadvantages are very clear, particularly in the pensions(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, announce major changes to pensions in Ireland, on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Proposals to reform Ireland’s pensions system have been broadly welcomed, especially a plan to(...)

The Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty said it was increasingly clear that people in the private sector are not doing enough to plan for retirement. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

Government would initiate in its term of office. “Pensions can be very complex but they are also very(...)

CSO figures show that 47 per cent of  workers in Ireland aged 20-69 had a private pension in 2015, down from 51 per cent in 2009 and 54 per cent in 2008.

(...)-called pensions time bomb won’t hit here as it will other countries. And that’s why the imminent introduction of(...)

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