Preserving Benefits From Your Occupational Scheme

In our latest vlog, ITC's Eoin Hassett discusses death in service in an occupational scheme and the options available in order to preserve pension benefits. For further information, please contact your financial advisor or email…

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Have a Query or Request?

To make sure that you can easily contact us during this social distancing period, we have introduced a centralised email address service@itcgroup.ie.By emailing…

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ITC: Covid-19 Arrangements

At Independent Trustee Company Ltd, the health and safety of our employees and clients during this time is our top priority. With this in mind and in light of the government's announcement, we have decided to follow their advice to enable as many staff as possible to work…

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7 Steps to Improving Outcomes for Women in Retirement

There are plenty of national and international studies showing lower participation rates for women contributing to a pension and for those women who do participate, smaller pension pots.The reasons and impact of the resulting pensions pay gap for women are manifold. In…

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Changes to Portugal’s Low Tax on Foreign Pensions

The much talked-about changes to the Portuguese Non-Habitual Tax Resident status (NHR) which was recently approved by the Portuguese parliament will likely add to the success story of the NHR programme.The new amendments are meant to alleviate criticism from other countries,…

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Everybody’s Talking About Housing

In the pensions world we talk about ESG, SRI, and Impact Investing. That’s “Environmental-Social-Governance” or “Socially Responsible Investing”, for the uninitiated.In the self-administered world there’s a long tradition of investing for other reasons than just…

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Can Your Candidate Protect Your Self-admin Scheme?

There is little doubt that the next Government’s attitude to private pensions will have a serious impact on the shape and size of your pension pot.In 2019, self-administered pension schemes in particular were targeted under the cover of the new European pension’s directive…

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#GE 2020 - Is Your Pension at Risk?

The 2020 general election is 10 days away and one of the key hot button issues is Retirement Age and the State Pension.In 2014, the government raised the commencement age for the State Pension from 65 to 66, leaving thousands who were contractually obligated to retire at 65…

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Merry Christmas from all the Team at ITC

Our office will be closed from the evening of the 23rd of December, to reopen on January 2nd, 2020. Please note that we will process bank transfers and requests that are received before 12pm on the 23rd December 2019.We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very…

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The Annual Jack Fitzpatrick Lecture Proudly Sponsored by Independent Trustee Limited

Last week Independent Trustee Limited (ITL) sponsored the Irish ProShare Association’s (IPSA) annual Jack FitzPatrick Lecture for the second time. Jeremy Mitchell, our trustee services director in charge of share schemes, was the first speaker and introduced the guest for the…

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