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BBC hack appointed to Bank of England

Former BBC journalist Jenny Scott has been appointed director of communication at the Bank of England.

Scott, who began her career as an economist at the Bank of England, will succeed Peter Rodgers when he retires at the end of June.

After two years at the Bank of England Scott joined the BBC’s economics team in 2000 and later became its economics correspondent. Since 2005 she has presented the Daily Politics show on BBC 2.


Now we are three

As we celebrate the third birthday of the child trust fund, it is time to reflect on how much this baby of the savings world has grown up.

Who holds the watchdog’s leash?

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 provided for the FSA to establish an ombudsman scheme under which disputes relating to financial services would “be resolved quickly and with minimum of formality by an independent person”. The Financial Ombudsman Service was established to operate that scheme.

What are the key changes to transform pensions?

By Fiona Tait, pensions specialist In her final article for Royal London, Fiona Tait reviews key changes she believes have transformed, or will transform, pensions. In my 12 years with Royal London I have been paid to review, study and explain the numerous changes to pension legislation which have transformed our industry in that time. This is […]


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