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Protection Products| Oct 31, 2014

Aegon pledges support to Seven Families campaign

Income protection campaign set to launch next week with support from across the industry.

Protection Products| Oct 30, 2014

Demand for ‘regulated, qualified advice’ on care

Advice on ways to pay for care should come from a regulated, qualified financial adviser, provider says.

Life Assurance| Oct 30, 2014

Protection surge mitigates Aviva annuity attrition

New protection business volumes up 36 per cent over the first nine months, offsetting decline elsewhere.

Protection Products| Oct 29, 2014

Seven Families adds two more campaign members

Support grows for campaign for income protection take-up

Life Assurance| Oct 28, 2014

Engage Mutual rolls out adviser campaign

Friendly societies able to release up to £5,000 from life cover the day after death.

Insurance| Oct 27, 2014

Canada Life adds treatment sourcing service with RedArc

Insurer renews personal nurse adviser service and adds treatment sourcing service.

From Your Industry| Oct 27, 2014

LV reports increase in annuity sales

Retirement and annuity sales still up over last nine months despite at-retirement reforms.

Analysis & Opinion
When insurers get it wrong, it’s the clients who suffer

Tony Hazellon| Oct 02, 2014

When insurers get it wrong, it’s the clients who suffer

It happens too often that insurers’ reckless mistakes can ruin their clients’ retirements – and the recompense is peanuts

Errors can create havoc with people’s lives, leaving them thousands of pounds worse off, yet the compensation is often only meagre

InterviewfromYour Industry| Sep 04, 2014

Firing Line: Paul Osborn

Daniel Liberto talks to Paul Osborn, the chief executive of Foresters Friendly Society, about how he oversaw changes in company governance...

Ashley WassallonYour Industry| Aug 13, 2014

Is the ABI’s influence on the wane?

Not only was L&G the largest member firm, it was also once one of the association’s most trenchant supporters.

Jeff Prestridgeon| Aug 06, 2014

Zurich paying out 100% of claims? Believe in miracles

Zurich has revealed its latest income protection figures – and they certainly look like a reason to celebrate

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Guide to Divorce and Protection

Many people who are divorcing will deliberate over housing arrangements, maintenance payments and pensions.

Special Reports

Selling Protection - June 2014

The protection gap has widened in the last decade and the Mortgage Market Review has prompted concerns sales will continue to plummet.

FTAdviser Blog

How the FCA saved smaller Sipps - or at least some of them

Week in Brief: Sipps cap ad confirmed, first simplified product launched and Sesame reveals all is still not well.

Special Reports

Protection Gap - June 2014

It has become a truism that we are under-protected in the UK, but what can we do to address the issue?

FTAdviser Blog

Are IFAs becoming the exclusive preserve of the rich?

Week in Brief: Barclays report suggests minimum client pot up to £150,000, while debate rages over fees.

FTAdviser Blog

I hate over-regulation, but support protection compulsion

The government should be truly ashamed of the nation’s protection void.

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Protection Products| Oct 24, 2014

ABI proposes income protection workplace reforms

Almost two thirds of families would lose a third of income if the main earner could no longer work.

Insurance| Oct 24, 2014

Call for platforms to offer structured products

Having structured products on its platform of choice would improve an adviser’s service proposition

Insurance| Oct 22, 2014

FCA remains silent on £2.5m Clifford Chance inquiry

Silence over the Davis Inquiry sparks Freedom of Information Act request from Panacea Adviser

From Your Industry| Oct 20, 2014

Aegon launches protection policy to meet IHT gap

Whole of life policy developed in response to research showing lack of cover.

Protection Products| Oct 16, 2014

IP and CI non-existent for HIV-positive people

No major providers contacted would provide income protection or critical illness cover to those with the condition

From Pensions| Oct 06, 2014

Pension freedoms not ‘silver bullet’ for long-term care: MGM

Annuity provider’s technical specialist suggests people will have to save more and work longer for care funding.

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