Quotations from UnumProvident are now available on the Webline portal. Products include personal income protection, a primary protection plan, executive income replacement, essential abilities cover and a critical-illness plan.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson will host the UK Pensions Industry Briefing in Manchester on June 14, aimed at helping finance directors and pensions professionals plan their risk management. The event aims to assist FDs and senior pensions decision makers in planning better strategies for controlling and mitigating risks associated with all forms of pensions provision. Speakers […]
Specialist broker Burgesses introduces a montly lona protection policy.The Association of British Insurers says loan protection sales are running at a rate of over 1,000 an hour and lenders are raking in an astonishing 8 billion a year in commission. Burgesses managing director Simon Burgess says: “Increasing borrowers debts with front loaded and excessively priced […]
The Tenet Group announces a new general manager at Lime, its general insurance and mortgage arm, in the form of Amanda Waddington. Waddingtons promotion from operations manager will see her in the new role, focusing on building provider relations and working on further Limes GI offering. Some of her projects include rolling out the non-investment […]
By George Boyd-Bowman, Fund Manager at Neptune The Neptune Global Income Fund seeks exposure to the very best – and often overlooked – income opportunities from across the world. Unconstrained by benchmarks, the fund currently has 24 per cent invested in Japan, differentiating the high conviction portfolio from many of its peers. Watch Neptune Fund […]
The Liberal Democrats have stepped up their campaign for state pension equality, asking new pensions secretary Amber Rudd to address the reasons why women face lower pensions than men. The party has again called for progress on helping women born in the 1950s hit with state pension age rises, a cause popularised by the Women […]
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association has announced it is one of 33 new signatories that has signed up to HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter today. This has pushed up the number of firms that have joined the initiative to improve gender diversity within financial services to 300. These range from global banks to […]
Private Finance has concluded that a borrower on an average standard variable rate could save over £4,500 a year by switching to a two-year fixed rate deal. The mortgage broker says, in total, borrowers pay £15.4bn a year in SVR interest, with the typical rate on a 75 per cent LTV loan being 4.39 per […]