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Canada Life names Lindsey Rix UK chief executive

Canada Life has hired Lindsey Rix as UK chief executive following her departure from rival provider Aviva.

Equity release market improves in H2 but still behind 2019

The UK’s equity release market recovered somewhat in the second half of 2020, but the number of new plans taken out still lags the previous two years.

Andrea Rozario: The unenviable position of politicians

Andrea Rozario takes a property-related look at this year's Budget and says she does not envy politicans one bit right now...

Royal London takes 30% stake in equity release provider

Royal London has taken a 30% stake in equity release provider Responsible Group as it predicts later life lending "will become a core part of financial planning".

Bob Champion: Crunch time for Sunak as Budget 2021 nears

Bob Champion looks ahead to next week's Budget - which he says is one of the most important delivered by any Chancellor, at any time...

David Burrowes: Joined-up retirement planning need ‘never been greater’

A holistic approach to funding retirement is now crucial, argues David Burrowes. Here he outlines how the UK’s £4trn untapped property wealth has an important role to play

Andrea Rozario: Equity release not just ‘later life’ lending

Andrea Rozario looks at the shifting demographics of the equity release market and says products must reflect the decreasing average age of clients

Bob Champion: Grappling with debt and mythology

Bob Champion looks at the impact of QE on government debt, asks if the whole concept needs a rethink and applies the logic to equity release in his latest column for RP

Bob Champion: Learning how to retire

Bob Champion is on a learning curve - learning how to retire...

Andrea Rozario: Equity release – the next generation

Andrea Rozario returns to RP with the first in a regular series of columns on equity release. Here she spells out why the market can only get bigger

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