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Lloyds Action Now calls for £2bn compensation

The government’s Budget pledge to sell off its shares in Lloyds Banking Group has led to campaigner Lloyds Action Now launching a £2bn claim for compensation. It has instructed lawyers to investigate a judicial review of the decision.

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Leader: Sub-prime remains on ice

Brokers cheered the news last week that Kensington is to consider customers who have had County Court Judgments or defaults registered in their name in the past two years. Many quickly lauded the move as the return of sub-prime but Kensington was equally quick to emphasise that the new range was anything but, and that […]

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The pricing model must be right

The behaviour of consumers has changed in the downturn so insurers must adapt their pricing strategies and become more like solutions providers, says Ian Moffatt, president and chief executive officer for Europe, Assurant Solutions

Figuring out the truth behind the jobless statistics

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics in March show a surprising decline in claimant count un-employment, with the figure falling by 32,300 month-on-month in February. This followed a monthly increase of 5,300 in January which was also revised substantially downwards. So February showed the largest monthly fall in claimant count since November 1997 […]

How to balance bottom-up with top-down research in constructing multi-asset credit portfolios

In this short video, Azhar Hussain, head of global high yield at Royal London Asset Management, explains how his team balance bottom-up with top-down research in constructing multi-asset credit portfolios. Watch the video in full The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up […]

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