Tension over pensions

18th December, 2016

The very public dispute between Independent News & Media and its defined benefit pension scheme members in recent weeks has once again put the spotlight on the Irish pensions landscape. INM wants to wind up the scheme because of a multimillion-euro funding hole, and scheme members have dug in their heels.

It’s been a high profile battle, but is emblematic of a much wider problem. Defined benefit pensions, often seen as the Rolls Royce of...

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