Equitable Life

MPs blast Treasury over Equitable Life saga

Friday, 26 July 2013 | News

MPs have heavily criticised the Treasury over its handling of compensation payments to victims of the Equitable Life collapse.

Equitable Life payments to begin in June

Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | News

Equitable Life policyholders will start to receive compensation payments from the end of June this year, says the Treasury.

Equitable Life customers set to get £1.5 billion payout

Wednesday, 20 October 2010 | News

The chancellor has pledged to spend £1.5 billion on compensating Equitable Life policyholders, four times the amount that was previously recommended to the government by Sir John Chadwick.

Clock is ticking for fair Equitable Life compensation

Monday, 06 September 2010 | News

The board and policyholders of Equitable Life are making a last-ditch attempt to lobby the government to pay full compensation, ahead of the spending review next month.

Enhanced compensation for Equitable Life policyholders

Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | News

Over 1 million Equitable Life policyholders could finally get the compensation they deserve, 10 years after they lost their money.

Government rebuked over Equitable Life failings

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 | News

The government has been reprimanded by the parliamentary ombudsman for failing to act on its recommendations to compensate Equitable Life victims.

Compensation for some Equitable Life victims

Thursday, 15 January 2009 | News

The government has apologised to Equitable Life victims and promised compensation for some policyholders.

Government rapped over Equitable Life scandal

Thursday, 17 July 2008 | News

The government has been told to apologise to Equitable Life policyholders and establish a compensation fund for them, after an investigation into the scandal found it failed to properly regulate the insurer.