British law spurs Husky Finance into action

Site helps firms to find pension schemes

24th September, 2017
Brendan Shanks, co-founder of Husky Finance Picture: Fergal Phillips

The introduction of British legislation requiring companies across the water to introduce staff pension schemes prompted Dublin-born entrepreneur Brendan Shanks to establish Husky Finance in 2013 with business partner Steve Wilkinson.

Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in Britain must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. Shanks and Wilkinson have developed an online platform that helps companies to find a suitable workplace pension scheme.

“Going into 2008, I could see that...

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