Media relations

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National Treasury Press Release

Please distribute urgently

National Treasury has released a press statement as well as a set of Frequently Asked Questions about the proposed retirement reform and its impact in the industry.

Please read the statement and the questions and distribute these documents to your members. We strongly recommend that you also put these documents on your company and fund websites. You can access the documents here:

 It is important to reassure members that their retirement savings are not under any kind of threat. Unfortunately there is a tendency for fund members to panic and withdraw from their retirement plans and their employment in order to access their funds.

Please do treat this as a matter of urgency.

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Moneyweb Article: 'Retirees misled by return promises' – pension funds body

To read this article, please click here.

 

Moneyweb Article: 'The reforms that could save South Africa’s future retirees: Retiree behaviour'

To read this article, please click here.

 

Corporate Sponsor links

Sanlam Batseta Conference Presentation: To read the summary of the Sanlam presentation at the Batseta conference, click here.

Transforming the relationship between retirement fund trustees and their members: To read the article, click here.