Pension Articles

A round-up of all the latest pension articles from Zurich Ireland.

Articles

With close to two-thirds of private sector workers not having a private pension fund*, the value of an employer sponsored pension scheme to employees cannot be overstated, writes Ciara O’Brien, Senior Portfolio Manager at Zurich Life. 

With close to two-thirds of private sector workers not having a private pension fund*, the value of an employer sponsored pension scheme to employees cannot be overstated, writes Ciara O'Brien.

How Zurich helps wholesale broadband provider Siro keep pensions pertinent and at the top of its benefits tree. This article is an Irish Times Content Studio production.

At Zurich, we’ve learned a lot about the impact of the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) II on pensions over the past 24 months.

How Zurich is helping Enable Ireland staff to fund their pensions and sow the seeds of prosperity for their future. This article is an Irish Times Content Studio production.

The advent of the Auto Enrolment (AE) Retirement Savings System is one of the most significant and welcome developments in the pensions landscape for very many years, writes Niall Hall, Senior Employee Benefits Manager, Zurich Life.
Many occupational pension schemes in Ireland have either already transitioned into a master trust arrangement or have made a commitment to do so by the end of 2023, writes Conor O’Reilly, Distribution and CRM Manager at Zurich Life.
Budget 2023 saw an increase in the State pension bringing it to €265.30 per week. But could you afford to live off the State pension when you retire? Zurich’s annual pension research reveals the financial concerns people have when thinking about their retirement. 

One of the key advantages of moving a company pension scheme into a master trust arrangement is the near automatic upgrade in governance. This article was first published in Accountancy Ireland.

A proposed auto-enrolment retirement savings system could be introduced in Ireland as early as next year. So, who will be required to automatically enrol in the new scheme? Zurich Head of Corporate Life & Pensions Joe Creegan explains how it could work. This article was originally published in Accountancy Ireland.