View more on these topics

Government sources say recommendations cost too much

Government and Treasury sources were yesterday briefing lobby journalists that the Royal Commission Long Term Care recommendations will cost too much to implement.


Secretary of State for Health Frank Dobson called for a debate on the issue but no firm commitment for action was given.


The Opposition accused the Government of dithering, although the Government insisted it needed time to consider the report.

Recommended

Chelsea Building Society announces record mortgage lending

Chelsea Building Society&#39s gross lending increased 12 per cent to £739m in 1998.Its retail funding increased by 13 per cent to £448m and savers&#39 balances grew by £450m.Its pre-tax profits were up 12 per cent to £33.5m and total assets increased by 15 per cent to more than £4bn.

IFA claims to be among the smartest in UK

IFA Philip Morton is claiming to be one of the smartest financial advisers in the UK.Morton claims to be the only adviser to have passed all four Advanced Financial Planning Certificate papers in the October 1998 sitting.There were 5,458 sittings overall and only 2,025 passes.Milton says: &#34Whilst modesty is my usual course it was very […]

Johnson Fleming is a finalist at UK Pensions Awards 2016

The UK Pensions Awards shine the light on excellence and recognise the advisers, providers and investment managers that offer the highest level of innovation, performance and service to occupational pension schemes and their members. This year’s awards looked at advisers and providers across 31 different categories and were rigorously judged by a panel of senior […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment