Symponia hits out at sliding scale switch for care

York, Nicola
September 2009
Money Marketing;9/3/2009, p7
The article reports that independent financial adviser (IFA) Symponia Ltd. has criticize the government for back-tracking on plans to charge a flat fee intended for long-term care in Great Britain. It mentions that the government has made options to help cover the rising cost of care that includes having pensioners pay 20,000 pounds for retirement or after death situations. Health secretary Andy Burnham, stated that the compulsory charge could be introduced at a low price for lower earners.


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