pension funds

 
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,...
Call for employers to assist with saving as Sasi launches July Savings Month
Call for employers to assist with saving as Sasi launches July Savings Month
The month of July is Savings Month in South Africa, a campaign led by the South African Savings Institute (Sasi), with a focus on driving awareness...
State worker unions put PIC on notice
State worker unions put PIC on notice
Public sector unions will take to the streets if necessary to protect their members’ pensions, said Ivan Fredericks, the general manager of the...
At least R255m in mine workers' cash lost in Amplats pension scam
At least R255m in mine workers' cash lost in Amplats pension scam
A pension fund administrator working for Anglo Platinum employees has 'lost' R255m worth of mine workers’ money.
FSB hopes its latest salvo will end the battle over the closure of ‘orphan’ pension funds
FSB hopes its latest salvo will end the battle over the closure of ‘orphan’ pension funds
The internecine war over a major project by the Financial Services Board (FSB) to cancel thousands of so-called “orphan” pension funds is...
Pension fund cull sparks unease
Pension fund cull sparks unease
A battle over a project to cancel thousands of dormant pension funds at the Financial Services Board (FSB) has raised questions for some of the...
Pension fund fracas heads to court
Pension fund fracas heads to court
The lid was blown off long-simmering tensions at the Financial Services Board (FSB) this week, when deputy registrar of pensions Rosemary Hunter...
Massive union on brink of collapse
Massive union on brink of collapse
One of trade union federation Cosatu's biggest affiliates is one missed deadline away from being liquidated, potentially leaving 140 000 workers...
Debt, false rumours fuel pension cash-in
Debt, false rumours fuel pension cash-in
Over-indebtedness appears to be a key feature behind the mass resignations of public servants, following false rumours of tax-related retirement...
Treasury queries need for analysts
Treasury queries need for analysts
Treasury is proposing changes to the retirement industry investment sector that would make many of the investment analysts and advisers redundant...
Blue-collar pension fund needed
Blue-collar pension fund needed
The treasury has made it clear that it is concerned about South Africans’ lack of savings and its current discussion documents about...
Government fund allocates R13bn to job growth
Government fund allocates R13bn to job growth
The Public Investment Corp (PIC), which manages most of the GEPF's money, committed R5-billion to an environmental sustainability fund,...

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