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JLT Benefit Solutions Australia (BSA) is proud to be an award sponsor at the Australian Law Awards 2015 being held in Sydney on Thursday 21st May 2015.

The ALB Australasian Law Awards is the premier awards event for the Australian and New Zealand legal industry, recognizing excellence and outstanding achievements of leading law firms in Australia and New Zealand.

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Following the recent announcements regarding access to the Federal Comcare scheme, JLT aims to provide 
you with the facts behind the hype to help you understand if Comcare is really a viable option for your 
business.

Please 'click here' to download further information regarding key legislative changes to Comcare.
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JLT Benefit Solutions Australia is delighted to be sponsoring the “Managing Mental Health Issues in the Workplace” session at the Law Society of South Australia Forum 2014.

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JLT South Africa is proud to be a chosen panellists at the “Effective Employee Benefits Communication” Masterclass 2013 to be held at Hacklebrook Conference Centre on the 5th& 6th of November 2013.

Too broke to retire

The Irish workforce is ageing and since the recession, one of the main issues now facing potential retirees is that they cannot afford to actually retire. 

Shattered pension dreams, wayward investments and a string of new taxes mean some over 65s must keep working on.

In the RTÉ TV Documentary Unit's Too Broke To Retire pensioners who planned for a comfortable retirement talk about their concerns just making ends meet as they face recession hardship and potential budget cuts.

New HQ for Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group

As part of our long-term strategy and the successful growth of our business, as of today, Monday 5 August 2013, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group will be moving into new UK headquarters known as The St Botolph Building in London.

Designed by Grimshaw architects, the building is a landmark development on a site that forms a key gateway to the City of London, a short distance from our current offices. Our new premises will provide an excellent environment with state-of-the-art facilities, plus it brings all of our London based employees together in one building for the first time.

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Earlier this year, the JLT Employee Benefits team in Ireland attended the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF) “2013 Annual Dinner” on Thursday 28 February 2013 at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin.

The dinner is one of Ireland's main pension's events of the year and brings together over 700 IAPF members and guests.

This year's event also featured guest speaker David Walsh who is chief sportswriter at The Sunday Times.

High percentage of young employees decline to participate in pension schemes

A series of Focus Groups & Vox Pops around Dublin, organised by the Irish Association of Pension Funds (IAPF) and Ferrier Pearce*, gave an enlightening but concerning insight into how Ireland’s young workforce view their financial affairs – and in particular their attitudes towards retirement planning.

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According to Ireland’s Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: "The Government wishes to encourage as many citizens as possible to continue to invest in pension schemes”.

Some key highlights from the Irish pension industry so far in 2013:„„

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Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has set out plans for a new universal pension scheme which will aim to ensure workers in the private sector have adequate pension cover in the future.


The scheme will come under the supervision of the National Treasury Mangement Agency and it is envisaged that workers will have to pro-actively opt-out of any new arrangement.

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