Interesting facts

Cut to pensions tax relief will lead to mass exodus by savers, warns provider. Government proposals that could see the income tax relief on pensions cut would be calamitous for middle earners, a leading investment company has warned. Halving the reliefs would lead to a mass exodus of middle-income earners from retirement schemes, Standard Life … Read more

Community Employment strike

Community Employment supervisors to strike over pension security Monday, February 18, 2019 – 07:36 AM Examiner Community Employment supervisors seeking security over pensions will strike today at six locations across the country. They will protest in Letterkenny, Galway, Athlone, Waterford, Cork and Dublin at Department of Social Protection offices from midday. Forsa and SIPTU say … Read more

Information on pension increase.

RTÉ Superannuation Trustees have suggested a 2.25% increase for Defined benefit pensioners. This recommendation has to get approval from the Department of Communication, Climate Action and Environment and finally the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.  We have lobbied all the way and the following is enclosed for your information. Ref: CCE-MO00476-2018  Dear Mr. O’Connor … Read more

ESB Retired staff protest

Retired staff will be protesting on the 26th February about the lack of pension increases outside the offices of the ESB, East Wall rd, Dublin 3. THE FOLLOWING PRESS RELEASE WAS ISSUED BY THE ESBRSA Claim for Pension Increase.  ESB Retired Staff Association is now in dispute with ESB and the Trustees of ESB Defined … Read more