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Pearl sponsors after school kids&#39 clubs with £2m

Pearl is using Damon Hill as a figurehead for its £2m sponsorship of a nationwide initiative to provide children with a safe place to go after school.

Pearl says its sponsorship of the national charity Kids&#39 Clubs Network will provide safe after school havens for 1,400 children.

Damon Hill who drives for the Pearl-sponsored Jordan Formula One team launched the scheme with managing director Richard Surface at the Mereway Butterfly Club in Northampton.

Surface says: &#34I know from my visits to customers&#39 homes that balancing work and child care is a big challenge. We see our sponsorship as a way of putting something back into the local communities in which we work.&#34


ACA calls for member nominated trustee guideline flexibility

The Association of Consulting Actuaries is calling for the Government to make member nominated trustee arrangements more flexible to reflect changed company structures.It is also calling for the 1995 Pensions Act to be revised to include a reference to actuarial guidance being issued to clarify what must be taken into account before an actuarial certificate […]

Fraud pushes up insurance bills by £1 a week

Fraudsters are pushing the cost of the average household insurance policy up by almost £1 a week, according to a survey by the Association of British Insurers.The association estimates the cost of fraud was up 8 per cent to £645m for 1998 from £597m last year. As a percentage of premiums fraud increased to 3.7 […]


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