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Protection Products| Aug 29, 2014

Three-quarters of families now have no protection

Provider urges industry to help educate people on the importance of financial protection.

Insurance| Aug 28, 2014

New PI entrant could relax direct-to-adviser restriction

Brokers raise concerns around underwriter’s lack of credit rating and unregulated status.

Protection Products| Aug 19, 2014

Care funders plan spending spree to force state to step in

Around 61 per cent of over-45s confused about how the care system works.

Protection Products| Aug 18, 2014

Friends Life cites FCA rules for LTC product torpor

Two providers tell FTAdviser they are not in the market for long-term care product innovation.

Protection Products| Aug 18, 2014

Stonebridge protection push extends CIExpert to advisers

Online critical illness tools extended to network’s advisers.

From Your Industry| Aug 18, 2014

LV promotes protection business director

Ex-Aviva Health protection head moves up from life and pensions finance and commercial director position at LV.

Protection Products| Aug 15, 2014

Cirencester Friendly’s MYI welcomed all round

Industry experts give their opinions on Cirencester Friendly’s My Earnings Insurance

Analysis & Opinion
Mixed response greets SME initiatives

From Your Industry| Mar 27, 2014

Mixed response greets SME initiatives

George Osborne’s Budget for “makers, doers and savers” has included a number of initiatives targeted at SMEs.

There was not much else to give aspiring small business owners any confidence that the government has their best interests at heart.

Insurance| Oct 02, 2013

What is blocking private medical insurance growth?

The OFT’s referral to the Competition Commission may not halt rises in premiums, but could be good for the end-customer in the long run.

From Pensions| Sep 25, 2013 |

Dealing with longevity: Live long and prosper

Longevity is to some extent like trying to deal with an awkward relative.

Insurance| Sep 25, 2013

How has the gender directive shaken up the market?

Gender update: The EU gender directive in 2012 was a big shake-up to the market. Sam Barrett examines how the industry has responded.

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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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From Pensions| Aug 15, 2014

More confidence in explaining physics than annuities

People happier to explain particle physics or the existence of ghosts than income drawdown or annuities.

From Your Industry| Aug 14, 2014

Insurance industry stands by ABI after L&G exit

Insurers back trade association to campaign on their behalf.

Insurance| Aug 13, 2014

Advisers demand pre-funded long-term care products

Providers suggest older people use the equity in their properties to help fund long-term care costs.

Protection Products| Aug 13, 2014

Cirencester launches ‘new concept’ in income protection

Friendly society set to branch out and launch other new products in the next few years.

Life Assurance| Aug 13, 2014

Exeter improves underwriting for low risk workers

Firm has changed limits for low risk workers for applicants under the age of 46.

From Your Industry| Aug 13, 2014

L&G leaves the ABI

Insurance giant says a large proportion of its business lines fall outside the ABI’s remit.

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