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Grey’s Locke in move to Aegon

Bright Grey communications manager Mark Locke is leaving to join Aegon’s pr team on August 10. Locke will continue to look after protection as well as employee benefits at Aegon, having been at the Edinburgh-based protection provider since April 2004.

Locke says: “I am delighted to be moving to Aegon after an exciting year at Bright Grey.”


City salaries rise by 10 per cent in six months

Average city salaries have increased by 10 per cent to 50,673 in the first six months of 2005 according to research by Morgan McKinley. This compares to an average salary of 46,113 recorded in January 2005. Over the same period of 2004 salaries rose by 8 per cent. Senior professional salaray offerings have experienced the […]

NU and Scottish Widows slash MVRs

With-profits policyholders received a fillip this week with both Norwich Union and Scottish Widows cutting MVRs on its funds. Following a second year of double digit returns from equities, Widows has slashed MVRs across its unitised with-profits pension and assurance policies from 9 per cent to an average of 3 per cent. NU has cut […]

Pensioner in death bet to beat IHT

A Devon pensioner has made a 500 bet that he will die before the end of the year in a bid to cover his predicted inheritance tax bill. Arthur Robinson, 91, stands to win 3,000 at 6/1 odds with bookmakers William Hill if he dies by December 6. Why make such a morbid bet? He […]


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