GREECE - Greek telecom operator Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation (OTE) has said it will have to book a €129.8m ($179m) pensions cost charge to its 2010 accounts following an actuarial study by the Greek government.
The additional cost, estimated by the Greek Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, is a result of the firm's 2005 to 2008 voluntary retirement programmes. OTE is appealing the calculations, however....
Ten master trusts will pay at least 25% of the total general levy despite holding just 2% of assets, according to The People’s Pension (TPP).
The Department for Work and Pensions’ consultation on increasing the general levy has closed. Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response to its proposals
A pension schemes bill is set to be laid in parliament in the coming weeks after the government announced a wide-ranging suite of reforms in the Queen’s Speech today.
Partner Insight: Members' evolving needs and expectations are driving changes in scheme administration. As the pensions landscape inevitably continues to change, how will your scheme's approach need to develop to keep pace?
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