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New MijnZwitserleven for employers

In 2023, the employers' portal in MijnZwitserleven has been improved and tested by 40 employers, with new functionalities available from the end of July.

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How satisfied are employers with Zwitserleven?

How satisfied are employers with Zwitserleven? We are pleased to share the results with you.

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The state pension increase is an unintended bonus for employers – or is it?

From 1 January 2023 the state pension will be raised by over 10%. In a number of cases, depending on regular salary increases and the distribution of salary levels among participants, this will lead to a reduction in pensionable earnings for the coming year – and, consequently, to lower pension accrual and lower absolute pension contributions. Is this an unintended bonus for employers or does it present opportunities? A column by Berry van Sonsbeek

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Key issues in the further development of life cycles: sustainability and illiquid investments.

Investments play an increasingly important role in the selection of a pension provider for DC schemes. Price is no longer the main decisive factor – employers have also become more critical of life cycle quality and sustainable investing, for example. Zwitserleven modified its life cycles in November to increase both expected pension proceeds and the sustainable impact of the life cycles. How? Sales director Ria Blok-Leenheer and product manager Catelijne Reissenweber are happy to explain.

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Group transfer of accrued benefits: an underappreciated option.

A kind of aversion seems to have arisen recently against group transfers of accrued benefits to a new pension provider. What are employers’ considerations when making this decision? And more importantly, what is best for participants?

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Improved lifecycles.

We invest the pension contributions in accordance with our sustainable investment policy. We thus contribute to a better world and strive to provide participants with the best possible pension, at a responsible degree of risk. We are adjusting the lifecycles in our HorizonBeleggen and ProfielBeleggen investment forms in November 2022. Our reasons for doing this and the implications for participants are explained here.

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