Entries by Marketing and Communications

Are Pensions Really That Boring?

In June this year, a piece ran in the Irish Times with the headline “Pensions are boring, but they are still the best way to earn money tax free”. Susan O’Mara, Business Development Manager in CPAS examines if this is true. Working in Pensions for nearly all of my adult life, I felt inclined to […]

Building a Strong Foundation:
The Importance of a Comprehensive Benefits Package for Construction Workers

In the competitive world of construction, attracting and retaining skilled workers is essential for the success of any company. While a competitive salary is undoubtedly important, a comprehensive benefits package can be the differentiating factor that sets construction companies apart in the eyes of talented workers. In this article, Darragh Hogan from Milestone Advisory will […]

Skills Shortage – Attracting and Retaining Staff

Skilled staff shortages have been widely publicised by the CIF and industry leaders over the years. More recently, the CIF launched “Careers in Construction” to raise the profile of roles within the industry. This ongoing shortage appears to be affecting every company – large and small – across construction and related sectors.  It is particularly […]

Are you over 50?

In the latest edition of Irish Building Magazine , Susan O’Mara of CPAS explains why now is the time to take control of your retirement planning. If you haven’t already started saving for retirement, it’s not too late. The current tax relief available within the pension framework was designed to allow older people save more […]

2022 Year in Review

In the latest edition of Construction Magazine, Susan O’Mara, Business Development Manager in CPAS, reflects on the past year from an investment perspective. As another year comes to an end, many of us reflect on the highs and lows of the last 12 months. Many articles online try to capture the year in a single […]

The Future of Pensions

In this edition of Construction Magazine, John Geraghty looks at the future of pensions. The scientific evidence is clear and unambiguous: people are living longer and fewer babies are being born in Ireland. Science does not lie and neither (in this case), do the numbers. According to the 2021 fiscal report from the Finance Minister […]

What employers need to know about pensions

In this edition of Irish Building Magazine, Susan from CPAS looks at IORP II and the impact on the pension industry in Ireland. Much talk about pensions in the media of late has been focussed on the State Pension Age and whether it will increase past 66 or not. This was an important topic at […]

Celebrating and Supporting Construction

  Last Saturday, CERS was delighted to support “Construction’s Big Night Out” at the Irish Construction Excellence Awards night in the Convention Center in Dublin. Hosted by Irish Building Magazine, this was the first in-person (celebration) event for many of us in the sector. A big congratulations to Jacobs Engineering and their client, Edwards Lifesciences, […]