October 2017 Newsletter

Oct 25, 2017

The digital version of the newsletter of October 2017 is available from this website. This newsletter offers you several articles including the intensification of the co-operation with Achmea, the rise of the pension age and the stricter privacy laws. Additionally, three member of the accountability council introduce their selves.

SSPF taking part in 2017 BOP survey

Aug 28, 2017

This is the sixth year that Stichting Shell Pensioenfonds (Shell Pension Fund Foundation - SSPF) is taking part in the so-called “BOP” survey. The Dutch acronym BOP stands for “Benchmark Onderzoeksplatform Pensioenfondsen” (Pension Fund Benchmark Investigation). BOP is a pension sector initiative and provides a countrywide comparison of the way in which pension funds communicate. The survey is conducted on a yearly basis by Dutch market research bureau TNS NIPO and can provide the Pension Fund with an assessment of its communications and services.

Shell Pension Fund publishes 2016 Annual Results

May 11, 2017

The Shell Pension Fund (SSPF) has published its 2016 Annual Report. A positive investment result of 6.9% was achieved in the past year. The policy funding ratio was 116% and the Pension Fund’s invested capital rose to €27,336 million as at December 31, 2016. The pensions in payment were increased by 0.1% as of February 1, 2016.

“2016 in brief” now available

May 11, 2017

The digital version of “2016 in brief” is available from this website. This brochure sets out the state of affairs of the Pension Fund and the key figures from last year’s operations.

Indexation for pension beneficiaries

Mar 1, 2017

Each year, the Pension Fund (SSPF) endeavours to increase the non-contributory pensions and pensions in payment in line with price developments.

Indexation for active participants

Mar 1, 2017

Active participants' pension entitlements grow annually, in line with the development of the majority of the 100% pay-scale positions of Shell Nederland's salary groups. 

One set of Regulations for everyone

Jan 6, 2017

As you may have read in the November 2016 Newsletter, all SSPF pension schemes will be accommodated in one set of Regulations as of January 1, 2017. 

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