Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

NEWS IN SHORT

More than 32,000 people leave second pension pillar

MORE than 32,000 people left the second pension pillar between the beginning of this year and May 13. In the same period, nearly 9,700 people entered the it, the SITA newswire wrote. Those people saving for a pension in the second pillar can switch to the first pillar up to the end of June.It was mainly people above 45 who left the second pillar, which is private, to join the first, which is state-run. And it was mainly people aged up to 30 who did the opposite.

MORE than 32,000 people left the second pension pillar between the beginning of this year and May 13. In the same period, nearly 9,700 people entered the it, the SITA newswire wrote. Those people saving for a pension in the second pillar can switch to the first pillar up to the end of June.
It was mainly people above 45 who left the second pillar, which is private, to join the first, which is state-run. And it was mainly people aged up to 30 who did the opposite.

“Pension fund management companies are required to return Sk1.06 billion to Sociálna Poisťovňa for the savers who decided to close their accounts,” said Ivan Bernátek, director general of the Sociálna Poisťovňa social security provider.

So far, pension fund management companies have returned Sk700 million total to the state-run pension pillar.

Nearly 1.54 million people are still saving in the second pension pillar, which was established by the previous government as part of its pension reform.

Top stories

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska