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...

Pensions joy Rare good news on the pensions front in the Sunday Express, which reported that some of the largest investment firms, including Aviva, Hodge Life, Canada Life and Prudential, have increased payments for single life annuities. While in most cases it would only amount to a few extra pounds a year, the paper cited it as a "reason to cheer", although, as ever, there was also some encouragement to shop around for the best rates. Master of disaster Anyone in the camp that believes the European debt crisis is far from over may have been interested in a piece in the Independent ...

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