Question: I am in a bad situation. Last September, I was contacted by a consultancy firm with an offer to transfer out of the defined benefit scheme of my former employer. I left employment there in July 1999. The offer included a 25 per cent enhancement and the added benefit of not having to wait to turn 65. The statement of benefit valued the fund at almost €774,000.
Some time later, to my shock, an amended...
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The way we did business a few months ago may never return – so the opportunity is to make changes that will both aid recovery and set us up well for our new futures