Standard Life’s with-profits policyholders will get payouts of around £90 on average as part of the distribution of its inherited estate.
Capita Group is set to acquire the trust administration business of PricewaterhouseCoopers CI LLP in the Channel Islands for a cash consideration of £12.75m.PricewaterhouseCoopers CI LLP provides trust formation and on-goingadministration services in accordance with Jersey, Guernsey and English law.It will provide corporate trustees, the maintenance of bank accounts and investment portfolios, the regular reporting […]
The retail distribution review frustrates and irritates me in about equal proportions, when real issues, such as how we address a life protection gap estimated by Swiss Re to be £2.3trn, should be addressed.
Product providers are being urged to retrain broker consultants to ensure they are meeting Cob rules on what does and does not constitute advice, after yesterday’s Scottish Equitable High Court ruling.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ announcement that increasing numbers of homes are being repossessed could be only the tip of the iceberg, according to mform.co.uk.
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