A majority of employers find workers older than 55 to be more reliable and independent than the average worker
Around half of the employers assessed that the problem-solving ability as well as knowledge and skills of workers older than 55 are better than of the average worker, a fresh study by the Finnish Centre for Pensions reveals.
Cooperation ensures better services for foreigners coming to work in Finland
In addition to the long period of polar nights, anybody moving to Finland may be surprised by the bureaucracy relating to working here. The Finnish Centre for Pensions works alone and together with various actors to make social security matters understandable for people coming to Finland from abroad.
Size or content of the pie – amount and source of income is related to income perceptions
European pensioners get the main part of their income from pensions, but also from work, capital, and other social benefits than pensions. Our recent study shows that the perceived income adequacy depends not only on the amount but also on the source of income.
Three things to remember when comparing European pension systems
Citizens, journalists and experts enjoy making comparisons which put their national pension systems into a wider context. It is common to compare retirement ages between countries. Although such an exercise can be informative, a simple comparison can result in misunderstandings. Here are three tips to avoid common mistakes.
Inflation and earnings-related pensions
Because of an exceptionally high increase in the earnings-related pension index, the time of retirement matters if it occurs at the turn of the year.
Due to the rapid rise in prices, the earnings-related pension index will grow clearly more than the wage coefficient at the beginning of 2023. As a result, if a person retires in 2022, they will get a higher index increment than if they retire after the turn of the year (in 2023).