Intelligent Pensions technical director David Trenner has hit out at Saga Personal Finance’s link-up with Legal & General to provide annuities direct to customers. He says Saga fails to mention that L&G does not offer the best rate for most clients.
The Consumer Price Index has fallen to 1.1 per cent, almost half the Bank of England target of 2 per cent.
The next trend could be focusing on companies with visible sources of growth in the next few years
The Association of Friendly Societies has voted in favour of a resolution to merge with the Association of Mutual Insurers to create a new trade body, representing the UK’s mutual insurance sector.
Lee Jones asks five leading UK equity income fund managers where they see the best investment opportunities
Jelf Employee Benefits assesses key trends within the international private medical insurance provision of organisations with employees in Singapore. Benefit structure, cost management and healthcare facilities are examined and key considerations are highlighted. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors and benefit managers with local and expatriate populations in Singapore.
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