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Callaghan, Nigel
June 2009
Money Marketing;6/11/2009, p38
In this article the author discusses the long application process experienced by the insurers in setting up annuity in Great Britain. The author states that Partnership Assurance has been commissioned to investigate the time taken by the insurance companies in processing as their number continue to increase. He adds that the Association of British Insurers has created the Options initiative to speed up the application process for annuity and to help the investors who are experiencing delays.


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