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Penrose Inquiry explains delays

The secretary to the Penrose Inquiry has responded to accusations of slow progress by issuing an open letter explaining the complexity of the case.

The vast majority of the documents relevant to Lord Penrose&#39s Inquiry into Equitable Life have now been processed by the inquiry team and the interviewing of witnesses has now started, according to the update from the secretary of the Inquiry.

The Inquiry secretary says the process must give all people who are the subject of adverse comment in the report an opportunity to respond to criticisms.


Bless this domicile

The law of domicile is important in tax planning for many individuals. It came into higher focus again earlier this year when The Guardian ran a front-page story highlighting how one of Britain&#39s wealthiest residents managed to pay only a little tax because of his non-UK domicile status.This resulted in a commitment from the Chancellor […]

Bradford & Bingley International – Base Rate Notice

Tuesday, 26 November 2002 Type: High interest account Minimum-maximum investment: £10,000-£1m Place of registration: Isle of Man Interest rate: £10,000-£24,999 Bank of England base rate, £25,000-£99,999 0.1% above Bank of England base rate, £100,000 and above 0.25% above Bank of England base rate Term: Until March 31, 2003 Offer period: Until further notice Withdrawal penalties: […]

&#39Give IFAs immunity for pension advice&#39

The Government should offer misselling immunity to IFAs giving pension advice to people whose benefits could be means-tested, says Scottish Equitable pensions development director Stewart Ritchie.Ritchie made his call after Department for Work and Pensions Secretary Andrew Smith indicated the forthcoming Pensions Green Paper will not touch on the new pension credit and the interaction […]

Euro fund firms told to keep it simple

European investment managers should stop churning out new products and concentrate on investors&#39 needs, says PricewaterhouseCoopers. The report says if fund managers want to attract business from the 80 per cent of European households without fund holdings, they should offer simple savings solutions rather than launch new products into a saturated market. To serve investors […]


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