Sun Life of Canada

        Insurers made me feel 'like a murderer' after the death of fiancé

        IFAonline | 28 Nov 2012 | 07:33

        A grieving woman says she was treated like a murder suspect by an insurer who had refused to payout the pension of her late fiancé.


        FSA fines Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (UK) £600k

        Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (UK) Limited (SLOC UK) has been fined £600,000 by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for failings in the governance of its with-profits business.

        IFAonline | 18 Oct 2012 | 10:15

        Fresh blow to third way as Sun Life Financial of Canada closes to new business

        Third way annuities provider Sun Life Financial of Canada has announced it will close to new business in the UK from 3 December, with 100 job losses across the business.

        IFAonline | 02 Dec 2010 | 12:15

    Other Sun Life of Canada articles


      Flexibility: The key to retirement

      Sun Life Canada’s Mark Stopard looks at how the retirement market is shaping up.

      Professional Adviser | 21 Oct 2010 | 08:00

      Inflation risk 'biggest threat to retirees'

      A third of people approaching retirement feel inflation poses the greatest risk to their pension pot, whilst long-term care was their second biggest concern, a survey from Sun Life of Canada found.

      IFAonline | 11 Oct 2010 | 14:40

      The Big Question

      Suffolk Life’s John Moret has warned that pension providers with legacy issues could struggle to keep up with the pace of legislative change over the coming year. Do you feel that this is the case and if so what impact do you think this will have?

      Retirement Planner | 30 Sep 2010 | 08:00

      Clients lack trust in IFAs

      A fifth of clients who have not seen an IFA in five years blamed trust issues.

      IFAonline | 17 Sep 2010 | 17:00

      The changing face of retirement

      The launch of Sun Life Financial of Canada’s Unretirement Index has shown a distinct lack of confidence in the UK’s retirement provision. Mark Stopard looks at why this is the case

      Retirement Planner | 26 Aug 2010 | 08:00

      Brits glummer on retirement than US counterparts

      Britons display “worryingly” low levels of optimism towards preparing for retirement and possess a gloomier outlook than their counterparts across the Atlantic, a study suggests.

      IFAonline | 21 Jul 2010 | 16:40
      UK records surge in all-equity buyouts

      UK optimism about retirement lags US and Canada

      Britain’s optimism about their retirement is lagging behind the USA and Canada according to research from Sun Life Financial of Canada.

      Retirement Planner | 15 Jul 2010 | 11:19

      The Big Question

      What issue do you think should be the new work and pension secretary’s main priority?

      Retirement Planner | 27 May 2010 | 09:00

      The next big thing

      Mark Stopard discusses the future prospects for variable annuities in the UK

      Retirement Planner | 25 Mar 2010 | 09:00

      The Big Question

      Each month we ask leading industry figures to answer one big question

      Retirement Planner | 25 Feb 2010 | 09:00

      The Big Interview: Mark Stopard

      Helen Morrissey talks to Mark Stopard about Sun Life Financial of Canada’s acquisition of Lincoln Financial and how they will look to develop the variable annuity market

      Retirement Planner | 25 Feb 2010 | 09:00

      Lincoln unit trust business to be sold

      Lincoln Unit Trust Managers has been put up for sale by Sun Life Financial of Canada.

      International Investment | 28 Jan 2010 | 15:48

      O’Connor leaves Lincoln after Sun Life deal

      Former head of marketing at Lincoln Financial, Simon O’Connor, has left the firm following its purchase by Sun Life of Canada.

      IFAonline | 08 Dec 2009 | 10:41
      Financial pages

      Sun Life tightens equity guarantee conditions

      Sun Life of Canada has reduced the allowable level of equity exposure for its income guarantees.

      IFAonline | 02 Dec 2009 | 12:31

      Sun Life buyout of Lincoln to complete next week

      Sun Life’s buyout of Lincoln’s UK business is expected to be complete by next week.

      IFAonline | 22 Sep 2009 | 10:03

      New marketing face at the Aifa

      The Association of IFAs has appointed a former head of group insurance marketing at Sun Life of Canada, Rebecca Pratley, as its head of marketing at the trade body.

      IFAonline | 22 Sep 2005 | 17:00


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