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Ireland transposes the IORP II Directive

New regulations signed by the Minister for Social Protection begin the process of implementing the biggest change to occur in Irish pension governance in over...

Are You Retirement Ready?

Oscar Wilde is quoted as saying “When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am...

Trustee/Employer Involvement – How far is enough?

Generally, in DC schemes, the Trustee or employer responsibility is traditionally viewed as ending when the member walks out the door for the last time...

IORP II directive in Ireland

The imminent introduction of the EU’s IORP II directive in Ireland has been described by the Pensions Authority as the most significant regulatory change in...

LifeSight Digital Member Communications – Empowering Members

Across the evolving pensions landscape, employers and trustees face increasing obligations and challenges with member communications and engagement. Responsibility has shifted towards the employee who...

Financial wellbeing – more important in the ‘new normal’ than ever before

We explore considerations and steps employers can take to support their employees financial and overall wellbeing as organisations slowly ease back into the ‘new normal’....

70% of Irish workers want more help from their employer to manage their finances

4 in 10 Irish employees live payday-to-payday and half of them say money concerns keep them from doing the best at their job. Dublin 01...

DC Investment Update for Q1 2020

What a difference a quarter makes. As the dust settles on Q1 2020, it gives us an opportunity to assess the damage to public markets...

What does COVID-19 mean for our defined contribution retirement savings?

What are the key considerations for Companies and/or Trustees and what do they need to think about from a defined contribution perspective to help navigate...

Wellbeing Tips Working from Home During These Uncertain Times

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreads across the globe, there are important actions you can take to maintain your wellbeing, especially when working from home. There...

COVID-19 and Potential Immediate Employment and Pension Related Considerations

COVID-19 is clearly having a major impact on businesses and employees with knock-on implications for pensions and other related benefits. The steps taken by employers...

LifeSight expands ESG fund range for Irish schemes

DUBLIN, 30 March 2020 – Willis Towers Watson’s LifeSight, encompassing its defined contribution (DC) master trust and group pensions solution has expanded the range of...

Defined Contribution (DC) Pensions Update

For trustees and DC pension sponsors, it is clear change remains a constant. Welcome to our first DC Pensions update. It is useful to reflect...

Generation work: Preparing for the ageing workforce

This article was published via HR Magazine on 2 July 2018. A link to the original article can be found here. Employees are going to have...

The future for rewards in a changing world

This article was published via HR Magazine on 4 September 2018 and written by Carole Hathaway, global practice leader, rewards at Willis Towers Watson. A link to the...

Are you keeping up with communication challenges?

This article was published via HR Magazine on 5 November 2018 A link to the original article can be found here. Harriet Hayward (client relationship manager...

Why it’s time for HR to embrace AI

This article was published via HR Magazine on 01 July 2019. A link to the original article can be found here. AI will transform the...

HRMI 2019: Amy Edmondson tops list of influential thinkers

This article was published via HR Magazine on 17 September 2019. A link to the original article can be found here. Last night HR magazine...

HRMI 2019: Rupert McNeil tops list of influential practitioners

This article was published via HR Magazine on 17 September 2019. A link to the original article can be found here. HR magazine unveiled its...

HR is the “lever” in today’s knowledge economy

This article was published via HR Magazine on 14 December 2019. A link to the original article can be found here. HR magazine’s Most Influential...

Don’t leave retiring employees to fend for themselves

his article was published via HR Magazine on 20 January 2020. A link to the original article can be found here. We’re working longer and face...

FTSE 350 DC Pension Survey 2019 Rising to the challenge

This is the fourteenth edition of our FTSE DC Pension Scheme Survey, and the fourth to extend coverage to the FTSE 350. The key findings...

Don’t leave retiring employees to fend for themselves

This article was published via HR Magazine on 20 January 2020. A link to the original article can be found here. We’re working longer and...

How to create a diversity strategy that delivers

This article was published via HR Magazine on 02 December 2019. A link to the original article can be found here. Diversity really does deliver...