Five things your clients will call you about this week


It's our round-up of the stories your clients may have read in the national newspapers over the weekend...

Annuities The ABI's proposed code of conduct on the selling of annuities continues to get coverage in the money pages, with the Independent on Sunday explaining how it means insurance companies will "abandon profit-boosting pressure sales techniques to persuade pension savers to opt for poor paying annuities". The news that the code is expected to push more savers towards "independent brokers" may be encouraging, but advisers might be wary of the suggestion the Money Advice Service will also help them get the best rate. Life cover confusion The Sunday Express ran an interesting piece...

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