Equity Release provides home owners over the age of 55 with the facility to release money from their home.

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Originally formed in 1991 we were created to represent the industry, setting robust standards and raising public and political awareness of the equity release.

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When considering an equity release plan we recommend customers talk to a specialist member of The Council. All of our members have agreed to abide by our standards and principles.

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Member, industry and consumer events calendar.

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Our brochure provides clear information and details on what you need to consider.

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How can you cover social care bills

How can you cover social care bills

27 June 2019

A new report from the Association of British Insurers and the Pensions Policy Institute suggests ideas for ways in which those reaching later life could fund their social care needs.

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Savings of £17,000 are possible if you don't move house

Savings of £17,000 are possible if you don't move house

2 June 2019

*article behind paywall* Instead of spending thousands on social care costs, the other option is to stay in your own house and take out a loan to make vital home improvements. The firm Supercarers has estimated that it might be possible to save up to £17,000 if you don't move into a care home.

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BBC Panorama programme review - Crisis in Care

BBC Panorama programme review - Crisis in Care

29 May 2019

As Brexit continues to dominate, the major issue of social care, now at crisis point, is explored in this important documentary by the BBC's Panorama team.

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