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Protection Products| Oct 01, 2014

Canada Life enhances group protection insurance

Insurer says enhancements are “a further example of our investment in employee health”.

Protection Products| Oct 01, 2014

Zurich extends distribution capacity with Openwork

Extended agreement will take effect from 1 November, the target date for the completion of the adviser transfer.

Insurance| Sep 29, 2014

Bright Grey bolsters critical illness cover

Extra illness definitions come in addition to dedicated case manager and underwriter for every client application.

Insurance| Sep 23, 2014

L&G upgrades critical illness to remain ‘competitive’

A number of changes have been made to the firm’s critical illness cover.

From Your Industry| Sep 23, 2014

Royal London hires protection proposition leader

New appointment joins from similar role at Capita.

Protection Products| Sep 19, 2014

Protection comparison software to tackle difficulties

UnderwriteMe boss claims adoption of his softwawre by insurers should make buying process easier.

Protection Products| Sep 17, 2014

Openwork buys Metlife’s 930-strong protection network

Network set to should complete transfer of self-employed sales advisers and MetLife staff by start of November.

Analysis & Opinion
Ten unlikely protection sales aids

Protection Products| Sep 24, 2014 |

Ten unlikely protection sales aids

In addition to much of the information provided by insurers there is another world of supplementary data out there.

Much maligned and often criticised by advisers in the past, the modern Which? organisation has moved on

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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Adviser Guides

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.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Business Protection

Any business is only as strong as the people behind it.

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.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Selling Income Protection

Anyone who is working should consider how they would manage financially if they were unable to work.

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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Life Assurance| Sep 17, 2014

Zurich appoints director in UK Life business

Ms Huntington currently runs her own consultancy business and has 18 years worth of experience.

From Your Industry| Sep 11, 2014

Aegon latest to confirm it could move assets out of Scotland

Insurer latest in growing exodus from Scottish headquarters, should nation vote ‘yes’ next week.

Life Assurance| Sep 11, 2014

SunLife to offer ‘simplified’ life insurance via advisers

Direct to consumer insurer opens life insurance product to “select intermediated channels”.

Insurance| Sep 11, 2014

Mutual insurers Family Investments and Engage seek merger

Deal would create one of the UK’s largest mutual groups.

Protection Products| Sep 10, 2014

A fifth of over 50s expect to sell home to fund care

Provider suggests innovation in retirement income solutions will be needed to close care gap.

Protection Products| Sep 05, 2014

Exeter Friendly updates underwriting technology

New system enables immediate underwriting decisions.

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