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March 2019

29/03/2019

Old Mutual Wealth, part of Quilter paid 99.78% of life claims and 96.2% of all critical illness claims in 2018. Since 2016, Old Mutual Wealth has successfully paid out nearly £150m in claims across its life and critical illness policies.

28/03/2019

If you are covering the reports that the proposed probate fee hike has been delayed due to Brexit, please see the following comment from Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter:  

28/03/2019

If you are covering the latest Pensioners’ Income Series published today by the DWP, please see the following commentary from Ian Browne, pensions expert at Quilter:

25/03/2019

In preparation for Mother’s Day this week, Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter, explores five financial planning points which might impact a mother and her children’s finances.

21/03/2019

Today’s report from Nuffield Trust, the Health Foundation and the King’s Fund sets out urgent measures needed to prevent a workforce crisis for the NHS. These recommendations include tackling pension policy. If you’re covering this issue please see the following comment from Jon Greer, head of retirement policy at Quilter:

15/03/2019

If you are covering the ONS Living longer: caring in later working life release today, which explores the interplay between caring and working in later life in the UK, please see the following comments from Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter:

13/03/2019

In the Office for Budget Responsibility’s report it highlights the impact of the probate fee hike, including that the it expects the Office for National Statistics to classify them as a tax on capital and to generate £155 million a year in additional tax receipts (excerpt below). 

13/03/2019

If you’re covering the Chancellor’s announcement that social care will be included as part of the upcoming spending review, please see the following comment from Rachael Griffin, tax and financial planning expert at Quilter:

13/03/2019

Today’s OBR report indicates public sector pension schemes have set aside £30bn* to cover the potential cost if government is unable to overturn a  Court of Appeal decision that rules transitional pension arrangements offered to some judges and firefighters to be unlawful.

07/03/2019

If you are covering the Continuous Mortality Investigation’s statistics released today, which show that while mortality rates will continue to improve, the rates of mortality improvement over the next decade will be much slower than previously seen, please see the following comment from Ian Browne, pensions expert at Quilter:

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