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#Pensions

# pensions - Thursday 16 January, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# pensions - Monday 30 December, 2013

€24.5m yielded by Revenue in compliance campaign for those with two pensions

Those in receipt of both State pensions and private occupational pensions are liable to pay income tax if their total income is above a certain level.

# pensions - Saturday 21 December, 2013

92 NAMA staff earned over €100k last year, four earned over €200k

When both NTMA and NAMA staff figures are combined, 15 staff members earned over €200,000 in 2012.

# pensions - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Gross total expenditure for public service to amount to €53bn for 2014

Revised estimates are required to be published before the end of 2013.

# pensions - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Dublin Bus to recruit 70 new bus drivers in the coming months

Dublin Bus have welcomed the significant boost to their passenger numbers this year stating that it puts them in a great position for 2014.

# pensions - Monday 16 December, 2013

Eamon Ryan: Who really won in the ESB dispute?

The key to this issue is whether the ESB will be able to pay pension contributions in 10 or 20 years time. It would be a bitter irony if the dispute itself has made the company weaker and less able to meet those commitments.

# pensions - Friday 13 December, 2013

Mandate to recommend acceptance of Labour Court M&S proposals

Mandate to recommend acceptance of Labour Court M&S proposals

Members are to be balloted on the recommendations next week.

St Vincent's Healthcare Group called on to explain finances

The organisation has serious questions to answer, says PAC member and TD Simon Harris.

# pensions - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund' Crc

'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'

The revelation was disclosed right at the end of lengthy hearings before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee this afternoon.

# pensions - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

SIPTU threatened with legal action over Aer Lingus pensions row

The airline says it will take any action up to legal action to prevent a ballot on industrial action from going ahead.

# pensions - Friday 6 December, 2013

Workers agree to LRC meeting with ESB management Row

Workers agree to LRC meeting with ESB management

A last-ditch intervention from the government ahead of planned strikes is seen.

# pensions - Thursday 5 December, 2013

WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means

The only problem was they were pronouncing it ‘amazey-balls’.

# pensions - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage unemployment rate does Taoiseach Enda Kenny want to see in 2016?

# pensions - Friday 29 November, 2013

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages ESB

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages

Retail Excellence said stores will be forced to close for the duration of the strike and many may not reopen.

Marks & Spencer staff to strike next Saturday

The staff are angered at the closing of their pension scheme.

About 70 per cent of women do not have pension

The average female nest egg amounts to just €1,800 per year for the entire of their retirement.

# pensions - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Burton says pension changes will give "certainty"

Joan Burton says that the Government hopes that uses of the new law will be a “rare event”.

# pensions - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

New legislation to protect pensioners with defined benefit schemes

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton received approval for the Bill today, which she says leaves the State pension completely unaffected.

# pensions - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

National College of Ireland staff to undertake industrial action

The industrial action could escalate into strike action if decided on by staff.

# pensions - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Social Welfare and Pensions Bill passes second stage in Dáil

The bill passed the second stage by 79 votes to 44 and will now go before a committee.

# pensions - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Column: Is there any certainty for pensions?

Last month, the Polish government moved assets out of private pensions into unfunded public pension schemes to reduce sovereign debt. Could something similar ever happen in Ireland? Samantha McConnell discusses.

# pensions - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Higher rate of Invalidity Pension to be phased out

A higher level of payment offered within the scheme is to be cut for certain recipients.

# pensions - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

"Pensioners should pay for their TV licences and travel" - Michael O'Leary

The Ryanair chief said that elderly people “don’t need” the concessions they get from the State.

# pensions - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Unions unhappy with proposed pension cuts for Aer Lingus and DAA workers

Last night, unions heard proposals that could see pensions cut by 15 per cent.

# pensions - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Union chief: 'ESB are refusing to engage in discussions'

ESB unions voted unanimously to hold a ballot for industrial action over pensions.

# pensions - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Former Financial Regulator was paid €13,000 in untaken holidays on retirement

The Minister for Finance this week revealed that the former Financial Regulator has taken cuts totalling €24,000 to his pension.

# pensions - Monday 16 September, 2013

Cut in private pension tax break could facilitate universal pension for all over 65s

A study by Social Justice Ireland was launched earlier today.

# pensions - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year

A new survey from Friends Firsts shows 67 per cent have seen a reduction in income. Elsewhere, there’s an increase in the number of people in work investing in a pension.

# pensions - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Pension fund values see growth of 11 per cent

The growth comes despite the government levy on savings which took almost €500 million last year.

# pensions - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: I hope I hold on to my health – I don’t think I can afford to get sick

With the number of older people in consistent poverty doubling over just one year, pensioner Gordon* explains what daily life is like for him – and how he fears for the future.

# pensions - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

21 bankers in Ireland earned more than €1 million in 2011

Another EU state had 2,436 individuals earning over €1 million in the same year.

# pensions - Monday 17 June, 2013

Most prosecutions for failure to pay pension contributions were construction firms

In the Pension Board’s annual report, it also criticised the poor pension administration and expressed concern about low assets for defined benefit schemes.

# pensions - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings

The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.

# pensions - Monday 27 May, 2013

79 per cent increase in number of complaints to pensions ombudsman

Paul Kenny’s report illustrates a significant increase in the number of difficulties experienced by the public.

# pensions - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print

High commissions charged by financial advisors means there is always a conflict of interest when dealing with clients and many are far too well paid for their efforts, writes David Quinn.

# pensions - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Survey finds the majority of people are unaware of pension tax breaks

A survey for Standard Life found that the average adult has a pension of about €4,000 per annum to live on.

# pensions - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Column: Young people should leave school financially literate

How pensions work, how to read a payslip, dealing with personal taxes, how to choose and take out a loan (and how to pay it back), these should all be taught in school, writes Sinead Doherty.

# pensions - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Aaron McKenna: We need to pay for our pensions to remove the burden on future taxpayers

The only way to ensure the long-term prosperity of our retirees without burdening our children with unfair taxes is to create a state-backed – rather than entirely state funded – pension system that is means tested, writes Aaron McKenna.

# pensions - Thursday 25 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

EU's top court says Ireland must pay Waterford Crystal pensions

Ten workers win a major case at the European Court of Justice, which says Ireland is responsible for stepping in.