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L&G launches online PMI search

Legal & General has introduced an new service allowing consumers to compare the prices and terms of its range of private medical insurance plans over the internet.

The service was introduced after research carried out for Legal & General found that 30 per cent of people are considering buying PMI in light of the Government&#39s plans for the NHS.

While 75 per cent of people are concerned about long waiting lists, 62 per cent cite lack of quality nursing staff as a major worry and 50 per cent are concerned that they will not be able to get access to quality treatment.


Correspondent&#39s week

“I am employed, I am employed. I have a boss, I have a boss.” It&#39s my new mantra and something I must once again work hard to place at the centre of my working life. It&#39s Monday morning, week two as head of communications at Park Row Group.Having run the Pretty Technical Partnership for the […]

First-time seller

Any broker entering the mortgage market with the aim of becoming “the best place in Britain to buy a mortgage” is not lacking confidence but reticence has never been associated with Hargreaves Lansdown.The IFA, a high-profile and sometimes controversial name in the areas of investment and pensions, is in the process of recruiting advisers for […]

Yorkshire backs planting of 2,500 trees in green drive

Yorkshire Building Society marked the opening of last week&#39s British International Motorshow at Birmingham&#39s National Exhibition Centre with a scheme that is designed to offset the carbon dioxide emissions produced by its car fleet.The society will sponsor the planting of 2,500 trees in a bid to neutralise the 550 tonnes of carbon dioxide it estimates […]

L&G cuts payouts on with-profits

Legal & General has cut payouts on with-profits policies by average 9.5 per cent for pensions and 7.5 per cent for other life policies.The company blames significant falls in world equity markets for the move but reasserts the AAA rating that Standard & Poors has given its fund. Annual bonuses remain unchanged.

The FCA’s five fixes for retirement information

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has started to change the way that people will be told about their pension options. In a recent market study paper, they lay out their final proposals on the information that should be delivered to people approaching retirement and how it should look and feel. During 2015, there will be […]


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