Enhanced annuity sales exceeded a billion pounds in the second quarter of the year, according to research by Towers Watson.
Figures revealed first half sales were £1.99bn in total, an increase of 39% over the same period in 2011. Total sales reached about £3b in total during 2011. The survey covered nine providers of enhanced...
First of a number of acquisitions
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West Midlands Police have launched a fraud investigation into a Birmingham financier over his role in sale and rent back agreements.
Employers need to do more to inform employees unaware of auto-enrolment Scottish Widows research shows.
Naomi Osinnowo asks what needs to be done to get people to engage with retirement planning.
Five key points
400 to be made redundant
Wealth manager also considering sale
'On the surface, flat-rate tax relief is very appealing'