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Company pensions need to be adjusted to inflation

Under German law, employers are obliged to check regularly (at least every three years) whether benefit payments from company pensions ought to be adjusted for inflation. In their check they may consider the company’s economic situation. Employers are not obliged to increase pension payments if they believe (and such belief is reasonable with a sufficient … Continue reading

Pension reforms in the Netherlands

If you are an employer currently offering your Dutch employees participation in a pension arrangement, then the below is a “must read”. In the Netherlands a legislative proposal is pending which may have an impact on the pension arrangements within your company. As of 1 January 2015 the following changes may come into force: For … Continue reading

Occupational pension schemes in Germany

Occupational pension schemes are becoming more and more popular as trust in the governmental pension scheme fades. Therefore, occupational pension schemes are an attractive benefit which companies can offer to employees in the ever stronger competition for a qualified work force. Besides, due to mandatory regulations entitling employees to demand employee funded occupational pension schemes, … Continue reading
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