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Alf James

Alf James

    Retirement fund a reliable constant in members' lives
    Retirement fund a reliable constant in members' lives
    The strength of the Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) is the quality of its governance structures and the capability of its board of trustees...
    Sustainable transport key to sustainable development
    Sustainable transport key to sustainable development
    South Africa’s transport sector contributes 17% to the country’s gross domestic product and creates almost 30% of formal employment, which is...
    Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment
    Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment
    Besides its goal of ensuring that once members retire their living standards are maintained, the Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) continually looks for ways to improve members’ livelihoods while they are still actively employed....
    Communication with members is key to fund's success
    Communication with members is key to fund's success
    With more than 70 000 active members and around 3 000 participating employers, communication is a priority for the Transport Sector Retirement Fund...
    Focussed on benefitting members
    Focussed on benefitting members
    The Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) differentiates itself from many other funds by its single-minded drive to benefit members. The fund’s...
    Truckers UNiTE against human trafficking
    Truckers UNiTE against human trafficking
    The Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) and Salt Employee Benefits (Salt EB) recently joined forces to implement a national Human Trafficking...
    High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment
    High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment
    The Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) is operating at around 99% compliance with regards to Section 13A of the Pensions Fund Act,...
    Investments focussed on enhancing members' wellbeing
    Investments focussed on enhancing members' wellbeing
    The Transport Sector Retirement Fund (TSRF) has a market value of around R7.1-billion, which is attributable to both investment performance and its...
    The future must change for women
    The future must change for women
    All stakeholders agree that the glaring gender inequalities that persist in South Africa require urgent attention. However, there is less agreement...
    Collaboration necessary to resolve South African savings crisis
    Collaboration necessary to resolve South African savings crisis
    The Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA) has made a point of working with other stakeholders for the benefit of members of retirement funds...
    Call to join quest for financial freedom and security
    Call to join quest for financial freedom and security
    The 2018 Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA) Annual Conference, which is the biggest pensions’ conference on the continent, is the...
    Fund's name change reflects expanded scope
    Fund's name change reflects expanded scope
    The year 2017 has been an important one in the history of the Transport Sector Retirement Fund, with both a name change and an expansion in the...