"The principle of starting early is well recognised as it takes time to build a substantial fund," says David Malone of the Pensions Board.

Workers who have no occupational or private pension scheme and who plan to retire at the traditional age of 65 could face a major shock to their syste(...)

“In the private sector and commercial State companies, pension promises have not been fulfilled, with most defined benefit pension funds now in serious deficit,” said Fionán O’Sullivan, director of corporate pensions with IFG.

Employers and unions joined with the pensions industry yesterday to issue an “unprecedented” collective call for action from the Government to address(...)