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ReAssure’s IGC report – proves there can be value at the bottom of the barrel.

This article focusses on the IGC Chair’s report for ReAssure, published in September for the year to the end of 2021. As its Chair, David Hare makes clear, it doesn’t include the member experience for 2022, that will follow – … Continue reading

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Reassured by its IGC?

The Reassure IGC report Life at ReAssure is complicated, so complicated that we have to learn there are two different ReAssures; ReAssure Ltd. manages legacy books (now branded “heritage books”), while ReAssure Life Ltd – which you probably know as … Continue reading

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ReAssure’s IGC report

ReAssure, after a short delay, have published their 2019/20 IGC report which you can read here It’s a betwixt and between document as at the time of publication, ReAssure is in the process of being acquired by Phoenix and in … Continue reading

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Pension Plowman’s guide to 2020 IGC reports

This is a big year for IGCs. It is their fifth birthday, it’s the year when the FCA reviews their effectiveness and it’s the year of the pandemic, where providers and savers will be under maximum strain. Most of the … Continue reading

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Who will patrol the investment pathways?

  Investment pathways are the big idea to help those getting to 55 and with pension freedom in sight. From August, people will be presented with four paths for their money. One takes them to a point when they can … Continue reading

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ReAssuring us through its IGC?

A word on padding The first thing you notice about the ReAssure IGC report is stock images. Page one and two are entirely devoted to them, page three and four have one, page five has five and page six is … Continue reading

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Reassure’s IGC produce another good report

Reassure, the life insurance consolidator owned by Swiss Re, continues to swallow up large numbers of what the market calls “legacy” pensions. If you took out a pension in the past and stopped paying, you still have rights to that … Continue reading

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Reassured? The ReAssure IGC is working for you!

Many financial institutions¬†harboured hopes of becoming workplace ¬†pension providers only to fall by the wayside, close their doors and pull up the drawbridge on new business. The personal pension policyholders were not transferred to be looked after by progressive organisations … Continue reading

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Spin, spin and more spin – the Osborne tumble-dryer.

George Osborne’s oral statement that he was introducing a cap on exit penalties imposed on people trying to exercise their pension freedoms is turning out to be a joke, a tumble dryer of spin with nothing but old-rags to be … Continue reading

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