An Eye On

Acuvest’s look at topical pension scheme and investment market issues.

GDPR and your company pension scheme

A new landmark law will be introduced in May which will change the way companies process private information on individuals. For trustees of a pension scheme, these changes are of relevance. Paul King, Acuvest’s Business Development and Client Manager, explains all on... read more

Taking Stock of ETFs

Edward O’Hanlon, Pensions and Investment Advisor at Acuvest, examines the prominence of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and their place in the investment world. ETFs have seen record inflows in the last four years, which has prompted many asset managers to launch... read more

Can a pensions dashboard work in Ireland?

  A one-stop online shop for all pension schemes is being rolled out in Britain with the aim of greater transparency and ease of access to information for workers. Could a pensions dashboard work in Ireland, asks Paul King? By 2019, Britain will have one of the most... read more

Pension warning signs need to be heeded

Paul King, Acuvest’s Business Development and Client Manager, was published in the Irish Examiner. This extensive piece takes a frank look at the pensions landscape in Ireland. Read on below for the full text. #independentadvice

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Choice: an opportunity or a burden?

  John Tuohy, Acuvest CEO Life was simpler 30 years ago. Back in the days before the Thatcher/Reagan revolution that changed consumer culture in the western world, there was pretty much one place to get a particular item. In Ireland, for example, we had P&T,... read more

ETVs and You

Damian Cooper looks at the importance of tailoring ETVs for pension members. Enhanced transfer value exercises, or ETVs, made the headlines in July when the UK’s pensions watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), fined a compliance oversight officer £75,000 for... read more

Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

Our new series, An Eye On, continues with a look at how Death in Service (DIS), benefits can help those you leave behind. Paul King explains all.   WHAT will happen to your pension benefits when you die is not the most endearing of subjects. Yet it is hugely... read more

Ethical Investing: The moral of the story

In the second instalment of our new series, An Eye On, Paul King takes on the issue of Ethical Investing and how it must be used responsibly.   People carrying out their business in line with their personal beliefs and convictions – in other words, being ethical... read more

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