Clive Cowdery, the former head of Resolution and major shareholder at Friends Life, is set to walk away with £160m from the £5.6bn takeover deal announced on Friday.
The suggestion of a pensions credit card has been branded 'irresponsible', but denying retirees the freedoms they're being promised is akin to denying a toddler a ball until they've proved they can play with it properly, writes Mark Polson.
Labour has urged the government to ensure none of the 320,000 savers expected to take advantage of pension freedoms are exposed to “rip off charges”.
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