O'Brien, John H.; Theobald, Charles J.
October 1976
New Republic;10/16/76, Vol. 175 Issue 16, p33
Presents several letters to the editor about Tom Stevenson's article "In Hock to Pensions." Issues related to military retirement pay; Comments made by Stevenson on the link between consumer price index and pension benefits; Salary contribution of civil service workers to the civil service retirement fund; Facts omitted by Stevenson in his article.


Related Articles

  • Political pressure grows over switch to CPI. Selby, Tom // Money Marketing;11/25/2010, p13 

    The article focuses on the political pressure surrounding the British government in relation to its decision to switch pension indexation from the retail price index to the consumer price index.

  • Government will not give RPI-linked schemes the power to shift to CPI.  // Money Marketing;6/23/2011, p30 

    The article reports on the decision of the British government not to introduce a legislative override to allow pension schemes with retail prices index (RPI)-linked inflationary increases to switch to the consumer prices index (CPI).

  • CPI pension link puts block on transfer values. Pow, Helen // Money Marketing;7/29/2010, p52 

    The article reports that the transfer value of pensions for the public sector workers are temporarily unavailable due to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) link in Great Britain.

  • PENSIONS WILL BE HIT BY SWITCH TO A LOWER INDEX OF INFLATION. Allen, Cris // Nursing Standard;8/18/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 50, p33 

    A letter to the editor is presented regarding the government of Great Britain's plans to link the consumer price index to public sector pensions.

  • For RPI v CPI read Jarndyce v Jarndyce. Hunter, Teresa // Corporate Adviser;May2011, p46 

    In this article the author discusses the case of retail prices index (RPI) versus consumer price indexes (CPI). She says that the propagation of law suits over up-rating pensions in line with CPI than RPI looks like an interminable legal black hole. She emphasizes that a large number of such...

  • NHS pensions: an update. Davies, Sian // Technic: The Journal of Operating Department Practice;May2011, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p18 

    The article focuses on the changes to the National Health Service (NHS) pensions in Great Britain. Some of the changes to the NHS pensions include the increase in the employee pension contribution from April 2012 and an increase in the retirement ages. It notes that the pensions are expected to...

  • Tesco pension deficit rises to £2.4bn. Paterson, Jennifer // Employee Benefits;10/4/2013, p3 

    The article reports that defined benefit (DB) deficit of grocery and general merchandise retailer Tesco PLC has increased to 2.4 billion pounds in 2013. According to the company this is due to decline in its real corporate bond yields. It highlights that in 2012 the company revealed that it will...

  • 'Switch from DB before CPI move'. Pow, Helen // Money Marketing;8/5/2010, p7 

    The article reports that pension experts recommend people who are planning to transfer out of final-income schemes to make their move while valuations are still being calculated using the retail price index (RPI) and not through the consumer price index (CPI).

  • The diversity illusion: Perpetual.  // Super Review;Jun2012, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p6 

    The article discusses the need of the Australian superannuation industry to consider approaches that focus on achieving an objective of Consumer Price Index-plus, as well as the efforts of portfolio managers to achieve diversification across asset classes.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics