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Dunstan Thomas launches annuities tool

Pensions software specialist, Dunstan Thomas, is launching a tool designed to help annuities providers to offer bespoke, enhanced annuity rates based on the health or lifestyle of policyholders.

Dunstan Thomas chairman Chris Read says based on Office of National Statistics research around one third of the entire population could be shopping around for an enhanced annuity.

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