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Men more aware of stakeholder than women, survey says

New research by Barclays and Legal & General reveals awareness of stakeholder pensions is much higher than average among men as opposed to women and those in full-time, as opposed to part-time work.

The overall awareness of stakeholder pensions among consumers stands at 47 per cent but Legal & General pensions strategy director Adrian Boulding says: "It seems the most likely person to be aware of stakeholder pensions in the UK is a man in full-time work with Internet access. On the other hand, the person most likely to be least aware is a woman in part-time work without Internet access."


ICS defends move as ProAct seeks review

Aifa is sending out a newsletter to its members giving the Investors&#39Compensation Scheme&#39s explanation for taking the unprecedented step ofassisting Towry Law over its pension misselling black hole. The move comes as ProAct Legal launches a legal challenge against the ICSwhich has taken responsibility for £30m of Towry&#39s £48m liabilityto let its AMP deal go […]

GISC rule change delayed

The General Insurance Standards Council has delayed its decision to allow its members to only deal with other GISC members until October 15, 2001, a month later than originally expected. An appeal before the Competition Commission Appeal Tribunal is pending and the Council wants to give members adequate time to consider its decision. The anticipated […]

INSIDE EDGE by John Cowan

A week is said to be a long time in politics. But nothing quite preparesyou for the news blackout that is two weeks in the Cuban sunshine. Granma, the Cuban government newssheet, emerges when paper supply permits,usually with rivetting pieces on Bulgarian fish prices and the latestAmerican outrage. The UK general election did not rate […]

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