Ever wondered why females tend to outlive males? Is gender a ‘short-cut' - a proxy to behavioural differences? Eli Friedwald takes a tour of the competing theories trying to explain the difference in life expectancy between the sexes
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has recently ruled that the use of gender in determining prices for insurance contracts will not be permitted from 21 December 2012. The clear thrust of the ruling...
Consumer watchdog Which? has today called on the Justice Secretary Ken Clarke to investigate creating tougher regulation around the activities of claims management companies (CMCs).
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected a complaint that an advert for a claims management firm was misleading, after consumer bodies have warned against the firms.
Online payment protection insurance (PPI) provider Paymentcare is offering a 30.8% commission to brokers who switch clients' policies to one of its products.
The payment protection insurance (PPI) debacle has been one of the biggest cases of mis-selling in history, but this story shows just how ambitious some bank advisers selling the policies were...
STM Group has acquired failed self-invested personal pension (SIPP) provider Berkeley Burke’s small self-administered (SSAS) scheme and its international pension businesses in a deal worth almost £3m.
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