Equitable Life is Britain's oldest mutual life insurance company. Founded on Thursday 16 September 1762 at a meeting in the White Lion tavern in Cornhill in the City of London, it closed for new business on 8 December 2000 leaving more than a million policyholders uncertain about their future. 

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