In the Melbourne Mercer Global Pensions Index for 2018, which ranks 34 countries in terms of the sustainability of their pension systems, Ireland has held on to its ranking of 12th

Ireland’s reliance on its “comparatively generous” State pension is storing up problems for the future, a new pensions review argues, as it calls for (...)

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(...)

If the Government imposes flat 20%   tax relief for everyone it will have largely removed the incentive for middle-income earners to make additional contributions towards retirement

The Government has issued a consultation paper that contemplates reducing or replacing tax relief on pension contributions. It is hard not to conclude(...)

The total value of Irish funds grew by 11 per cent last year to €80.5 billion, despite the Government levy on saving

After five years of turmoil, the total value of Irish pension funds is back above €80 billion. The number of defined benefit schemes that are(...)