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Will expats be able to access their private pension after Brexit?

The Observer | 14 Jan 2021

The grim fact is, no one is really sure. The government trade deal was largely silent on the future of financial services. According to Paul Beard, of

Private pensions ratio in GDP rises to 6.98%, at the end of September 2020

Marietta Daily Journal | 22 Dec 2020

Dec. 22—BUCHAREST — The ratio of private pensions in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at the end of September 2020, was of 6.98%, over the level of December 2019, announced on Tuesday the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF). According to an ...

Cost of pensions in the private sector

The Irish Times | 22 Dec 2020

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Linklaters advises the UK’s largest private pension scheme USS on £295m equity investment in G.Network (Linklaters LLP)

Public Technologies | 17 Dec 2020

) Linklaters has advised USS, the UK's largest private pension scheme by way of assets, on its equity investment of up to £295m over 6 years in G.Network. USS will be a co-controlling shareholder alongside Cube Infrastructure Managers. Partner David Martin (Mainstream Corporate, London) commented: 'The digital infrastructure sector has been a

AmInvest Recognised with Two Awards for PRS Achievements by Private Pension Administrator Malaysia

Malaysian National News Agency | 10 Dec 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 (Bernama) -- AmInvest has been honoured with two Private Retirement Schemes

COVID-19 Crisis Adds Pressure To Private And Public Pensions Systems, Says OECD

Scoop | 07 Dec 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has compounded the challenges facing retirement savings and old-age pension arrangements and added new ones, according to a new OECD report. The OECD Pensions Outlook 2020 says that population ageing, low growth, low returns ... ...

COVID-19 crisis adds pressure to private and public pensions systems (OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Public Technologies | 07 Dec 2020

) 07/12/2020 - The COVID-19 crisis has compounded the challenges facing retirement savings and old-age pension arrangements and added new ones, according to a new OECD report. The OECD Pensions Outlook 2020 says that population ageing, low growth, low returns and low interest rates were already weighing heavily on funded and pay-as-you-go pension

CUPE sounds alarm on pension fund privatization push (CUPE - Canadian Union of Public Employees)

Public Technologies | 27 Nov 2020

) Pension funds are on the hunt for privatization deals in the pandemic, and are urging governments to sell off public infrastructure like roads, utilities and airports. This push to privatize is a risky move that will cost us all more. CUPEis encouraging members to use a new toolkit to keep our pensions out of privatization. Recent comments by the

UK private pensions 'set to lose £96bn' from switch from RPI inflation measure

The Guardian | 25 Nov 2020

Rishi Sunak’s move in spending review could result in pension holders receiving thousands of pounds less in income The government will stop using the retail prices index measure of inflation in 2030, the chancellor has announced, in a move that will spell bad news for investors and retirees with

UK private pensions ‘set to lose £96bn’ from switch from RPI inflation measure

The Observer | 25 Nov 2020

The government will stop using the retail prices index measure of inflation in 2030, the chancellor has announced, in a move that will spell bad news for investors and retirees with payouts linked to it. The RPI has not been used as an official national statistic since 2013 but it is still the figure used for returns on index-linked gilts

Tester, Colleagues Slam VA Privatization of Compensation and Pension Exams for Disabled Veterans (US Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Public Technologies | 20 Nov 2020

) Tester, Colleagues Slam VA Privatization of Compensation and Pension Exams for Disabled Veterans Ranking Member leads letter outlining concerns over outsourcing of exams critical to providing disabled veterans with earned compensation and pension Friday, November 20, 2020 (U.S. Senate) - Ranking Member Jon Tester of the Senate Veterans' Affairs

Tester, Colleagues Slam VA Privatization of Compensation and Pension Exams for Disabled Veterans (Jon Tester)

Public Technologies | 20 Nov 2020

) Ranking Member Jon Tester of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee today led ten colleagues in expressing grave concerns over the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) recent decision to increase the privatization of Compensation and Pension (C&P) exams, negatively impacting services and benefits provided to disabled veterans. 'We were alarmed to

Councils overpaying for social housing, rise in private pension age, and businesses unprepared for Brexit

The Irish Times | 18 Nov 2020

Local councils are paying private developers up to double what it costs them on average to build social housing units directly themselves, according to new figures from the Department of Housing. Eoin Burke-Kennedy reports on data provided by Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien showing how much local councils paid private developers last year for

Schroders launches Multi Private Credit Fund to meet the growing demand from UK Defined Benefit pensions to access private assets (Schroders plc)

Public Technologies | 12 Nov 2020

) Schroders launches Multi Private Credit Fund to meet the growing demand from UK Defined Benefit pensions to access private assets Schroders launches Multi Private Credit Fund to meet the growing demand from UK Defined Benefit pensions to access private assets 12/11/2020 12/11/2020 Schroders is today announcing that it has launched a Multi-Private

Forced retirement in private sector faces Pension Commission review

The Irish Times | 03 Nov 2020

Private sector companies that force workers to retire on to social welfare payments at 65 face examination under the new Pensions Commission. The commission, put in place to address widespread public concern about the rising age at which people can access state pensions, was approved by Cabinet on Tuesday. It was agreed in the programme for

Unisys Announces Closing of $485 Million Private Offering of Senior Secured Notes; Net Proceeds to Be Used to Fund U.S. Pension Plans

Public Technologies | 29 Oct 2020

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Private pension system assets exceed 14 billion euro

Marietta Daily Journal | 23 Oct 2020

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Unisys Announces Proposed $400 Million Private Offering of Senior Secured Notes; Net Proceeds to Be Used to Fund U.S. Pension Plan

PR Newswire | 21 Oct 2020

BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) ("Unisys") today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $400 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Secured Notes due 2028 (the "notes") through a private offering to persons reasonably believed to be qualified

Private Pensions Are For Retirees, Says The Department Of Labor

Forbes | 13 Oct 2020

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Elder Law | Creating a trust is only half the job

Santa Cruz Sentinel | 17 Jan 2021

Dear Readers, You may already have a trust, but it’s very important to understand that once you make a trust, the job is only half done. For your trust to work as advertised, it must be funded with your assets. Today’s column is about doing just that. As a rule of thumb, everything goes into the trust, with a few exceptions. First, keep your

Debbie ‘The Duchess’ Hennessy overcame adversity to help others and lead a remarkable life

Press Telegram | 17 Jan 2021

Debbie Hennessy achieved so much in her 80 years on earth, yet she was one of the most humble people I met during the four decades I knew her in Long Beach before she died of coronavirus complications last week. Her life’s story is a remarkable one, beginning when her parents abandoned her, leaving her to be raised by Catholic nuns and, later, in

Connecticut man charged with bilking vodka company investors

Caledonian Record | 17 Jan 2021

MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged with defrauding investors in an alcoholic beverage company and diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars for his personal use, federal authorities announced. Brian Hughes, 56, of Madison, is charged with seven counts of wire fraud, five

Virginia's capital city chooses its first poet laureate

The Lufkin News | 17 Jan 2021

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Douglas Powell, known in the community by his stage name, Roscoe Burnems, has been selected as the city’s first Richmond poet laureate. Burnems, 35, is a poet, published author, spoken-word artist, comedian and teacher. A National Poetry Slam Champion, a former TEDx speaker and founder of the Writer’s Den Art Collective, he

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Push for Indiana minimum wage increase likely stalled again

The Lufkin News | 17 Jan 2021

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A renewed call by Democrats for an increase to Indiana’s minimum wage isn’t winning over Republicans who control the Statehouse, with the governor saying his goal is to prepare workers for advancing beyond low-paying jobs. The Democratic-backed proposal would unlink Indiana from the current federal minimum wage that’s remained

A simple home renovation, an ethnic slight and a federal case

SiliconValley.com | 17 Jan 2021

Satish Ramachandran wanted to update and improve his one-story suburban home — spruce up his patio, remodel the kitchen and convert a garage into a living space. But a $50,000 renovation gradually and painfully turned into a life-altering obsession for the 57-year-old, Indian-born entrepreneur. His project — a routine home remodel in a wealthy

Mental Wellness Center announces new board members

Santa Barbara News-Press | 17 Jan 2021

COURTESY PHOTOS LaRisa Chambers SANTA BARBARA — Local nonprofit Mental Wellness Center has announced that Julie Kessler Solomon has been named new chair of the board, while also announcing the addition of two other board members. Ms. Kessler Solomon, a former marketing executive, is a realtor with Compass in Santa Barbara. Through her work with the

Upcoming calendar

The Record | 17 Jan 2021

EDITOR'S NOTE: This calendar is being regularly updated to reflect all event cancellations and postponements. However, it is recommended that readers contact event organizers before they attend. For the most updated version of the calendar, please visit or troyrecord.com. GUIDED MEDITATION:The Troy Public Library will offer Meditation Classes on at

Albany Barn announces first-ever virtual anti-gala

The Record | 17 Jan 2021

ALBANY, N.Y.Albany Barn, a creative arts incubator and community arts center, has announced its upcoming first-ever virtual anti-gala to raise critically needed funds for the organization’s creative communities. The event, rebranded as {dif}FUSION, will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 via web-based platform, Hopin, and will be emceed by

Barren looks at creating health department taxing district

Bowling Green Daily News | 17 Jan 2021

GLASGOW – Barren Fiscal Court will consider creation of a taxing district to benefit the health department when it meets this week. The fiscal court’s administrative and budget committee agreed last week to bring the issue before the full fiscal court, which will meet Tuesday. Judge-Executive Micheal Hale explained during the committee meeting that

The FBI is probing whether foreign governments, groups or individuals funded Capitol rioters using Bitcoin, says report

The Times of India | 17 Jan 2021

The FBI is probing whether foreign actors provided funding to groups and individuals who helped insitgate the Capitol riots on January 6, reported NBC News. According to a report by

Ex-Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez explains stock market success with latest IPO

NJ dot com | 17 Jan 2021

Even in retirement, ex-New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez can still hit it out of the park. Rodriguez, who finished his MLB career with 696 home runs, added one this week with the initial public offering for Him & Hers, a direct-to-consumer telemedicine company. Introducing Yankees Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes

Opinion: Establishing VTA priorities in the midst of the pandemic

East Bay Times | 17 Jan 2021

While 2020 is in our rear-view mirror, it left plenty of challenges in its wake. As an optimist, I like to reflect on the positive, including the good work of our Valley Transportation Authority Board members and staff during a very difficult time. As a realist, and new VTA board chair, I believe 2021 is going to be just as hard, so here is what I

A simple home renovation, a slur and a federal case in Los Altos

East Bay Times | 17 Jan 2021

Satish Ramachandran wanted to update and improve his one-story suburban home — spruce up his patio, remodel the kitchen and convert a garage into a living space. But a $50,000 renovation gradually and painfully turned into a life-altering obsession for the 57-year-old, Indian-born entrepreneur. His project — a routine home remodel in a wealthy

Deliveroo raises $180 mln from investors, valued at $7 billion

Arab News | 17 Jan 2021

LONDON: British food-delivery company Deliveroo said on Sunday it had raised a further $180 million from existing investors, including minority shareholder Amazon, in a move that values the business at more than $7 billion.

Shattered mum of healthy student athlete, 22, who died while taking a NAP reveals the ...

The Daily Mail | 17 Jan 2021

A vivacious young marketing student who died during an afternoon nap refused to let epilepsy stand in the way of achieving her sporting or academic dreams. Maddie Gill had plans to put up her Christmas tree and spend time with her roommates on the night of December 5, 2020. But the 22-year-old was feeling drained and exhausted after finishing an

14 held for dealing with funds received from criminal activities in UP

Yahoo Daily News | 17 Jan 2021

Read full article ANI17 January 2021, 2:59 pm·1-min read Prashant Kumar, Additional Director General (ADG) of Law and Order, UP talking to reporters on Sunday. (Photo/ANI) Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 17 (ANI): As many as 14 people have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), who were involved in a gang

Metropolis Healthcare to acquire Hitech Diagnostic Centre in a cash, stock deal

Yahoo Daily News | 17 Jan 2021

Read full article 17 January 2021, 2:27 pm·2-min read New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) Diagnostic chain Metropolis Healthcare on Sunday said it will acquire Dr Ganesan's Hitech Diagnostic Centre Pvt Ltd in a cash and stock combination deal, to strengthen its leadership position in southern India. The company's board has approved the acquisition

Tezos Faces Rejection at $3.20 Resistance, May Resume up Trending

Coin Idol | 17 Jan 2021

Today, January 17, 2021, Tezos (XTZ) has fallen to $2.69 after the rejection from the $3.17 high. Initially, it fell to $2.83 low before correcting upward. Tezos (XTZ) price Long-term Prediction: Bullish The upward correction was terminated as the Tezos coin continues retracement to $2.70 low. The support at $2.70 is holding as the market

CWPRS, Pune agrees to prepare feasibility report for Udupi Marina project

The Times of India | 17 Jan 2021

UDUPI: The much touted Marina project proposed near Dariya Bahadurgad landmass off Padukere beach here received a boost with (CWPRS), Pune agreeing to prepare a feasibility report. In a communique to the secretary of based coastal development authority, CWPRS while indicating that the study will be carried out in five phases, stated preliminary

1.837K more private students qualify for P5K one-time grant

Sun Star | 17 Jan 2021

THE Commission on Higher Education (Ched) 7 is asking for an additional funding of P13 million to help eligible private students in the region under the Bayanihan 2 for Higher Education Tulong Program (B2Help), Melissa Castillote, who is in charge of the Ched 7 scholarship office, said they already

Nalzaro: ‘Doubting Thomases’ on vaccination

Sun Star | 17 Jan 2021

Some local government units (LGUs), especially in Metro Manila, are scrambling to purchase Covid-19 vaccines for their constituents. Reports said that some LGUs are directly negotiating and, in fact, have already signed contracts with various vaccine manufacturers abroad. In Cebu City, detractors of Mayor Edgardo Labella lambasted him on social