Resolution is consulting shareholders on a potential new offer for Friends Provident following Friends’ rejection of its latest offer on Monday, when Friends announced it had terminated discussions with Resolution.
Barclays advised an elderly widow concerned about a fall in her fixed-interest bond to transfer her savings into a fund which could hold up to 40 per cent in equities despite her insisting she wanted capital security.
Welcome to the latest edition of In Focus. In this issue, Jelf examines the private medical insurance market for employers with expatriate workforces in Germany. This includes the common challenges faced in sourcing appropriate coverage, along with a selection of available solutions. This will be of particular interest to HR/reward decision makers with employees based in Germany. It will assess the cultural norms, risks and backdrop that are relevant to organisations with expatriate staff in this location.
Pushing through a half-baked offering without all the data is an unnecessary risk “Green light for dashboards in 2019 puts pension savers in the driving seat.” That was the triumphant headline atop a Department for Work and Pensions press release, confirming the flagship project will go ahead as planned this year. This green light was […]
Personal Finance Society chief executive Keith Richards has said the FCA’s data on defined benefit data is not representative and risks spooking the public and insurers. Last week, the FCA said it would step up its supervision of DB transfer advice as its fresh data showed a significant majority of clients were being told to […]
The government must urgently publish its green paper on social care as 90 per cent of over 65s have no plan for social care funding, the Association of British Insurers says. The ABI argues a massive new campaign is needed to raise awareness of social care funding based on polling research from Populus alongside analysis […]