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Tag: Pensions

Remembering Our Losses – Not The Recovery


Susan O’Mara writes when it comes to your pension, you should stay the course of your investment strategy.     No doubt, at this point, you have heard reference to the Great Depression of the 1930s. While there are technical similarities, we live in a very different world with very different economic and fiscal policies. […]

Pensions and Salaries with Benefits

Tips to Hire Top Construction Professionals

Susan O’Mara on the crucial role benefits packages play in attracting and retaining staff. The ‘2018 National Skills Bulletin’, published by SOLAS, makes for interesting reading if you are running a company; you need to know what is in store for the labour market in your sector. If you are a parent with kids pondering […]

Pension Advice for 2017

Pension Advice

Susan O’Mara offers some timely Pension Advice for 2017   In trying to compile my annual Pension Advice for Construction Magazine readers top tips for the coming year, I researched far and wide for pearls of wisdom that I might not have already thought of myself….this was my favourite.  “Get Your Finances – and body—in […]

Celebrating 50 years of CWPS

This year sees a milestone anniversary for the Construction Workers’ Pension Scheme (CWPS) which celebrates 50 years of providing pension and death in service benefits to its members. The scheme, which was originally set up in 1965, as part of the Settlement Agreement of the National Building strike, later became known as the Construction Federation Operatives […]