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Protection Products| 10:01

Aviva enhances critical illness cover

Changes come ahead of December deadline for implementation of the Association of British Insurer’s best practice for critical illness insurance.

Protection Products| 09:01

OMW appoints LifeQuote head to lead protection strategy

Old Mutual Wealth says it has “ambitious plans” to grow its footprint in intermediated protection sales.

Life Assurance| Jul 30, 2015

Bupa launches entry-level health insurance product

The new product is launched with the aim of meeting demand for more affordable healthcare.

Protection Products| Jul 28, 2015

Pension freedoms blamed for care cap delay

Delay means uncertainty for consumers, but actually gives clarity for those advising on care insurance.

From Pensions| Jul 28, 2015

Sales data show ‘investment guarantee’ demand: LV

Demand for fixed-term annuities will continue to grow, provider predicts.

Life Assurance| Jul 21, 2015

Research adds weight to protection gap

One fifth of those without life insurance do not believe it is necessary and almost half said they could not afford it.

From Mortgages| Jul 21, 2015

Fos accuses lenders of being too ‘tick-box’ on porting

Mortgage complaints increase with an uphold rate of around a third.

Analysis & Opinion
Too Nish for Standard Life?

Life Assurance| Jul 09, 2015

Too Nish for Standard Life?

Following chief executive David Nish’s announcement that he is to leave the company, it has rejected any suggestion of a rift

Life companies aren’t daft, despite what people think, and they will continue to have a place

Protection Products| Jul 07, 2015 |

Ten things to add to your website to boost protection sales

In today’s world your website is one way of giving clients access to additional information alongside the advice process.

InterviewfromProtection Products| Jun 26, 2015

Firing Line: Chris Horlick

Melanie Tringham talks to the healthcare distribution director of Axa PPP about the future.

Protection Products| Jun 02, 2015 |

Five ways to grow your protection business

It’s also a time consuming job to keep up with every new initiative and proposition on offer.

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Guide to Immediate Needs Annuities

Social care for the elderly in the UK is means-tested.

Special Reports

Protection Trends - March 2015

Policies are evolving, use of technology is growing and there is consensus on the need for more state support.

FTAdviser Blog

Time for insurance to move into the future

The protection gap for mortality insurance in the UK alone is well over £2,000bn

Adviser Guides

Guide to Family Income Benefit

Family income benefit is a type of life insurance that many feel does not get enough air time.

FTAdviser Blog

Taylor Swift is a lesson for us all

Global mortality underinsurance runs to around £13,500bn - that is a lot of new business waiting for the right company to crack the market.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Group Income Protection

Getting people back to work is a top priority of employers.

FTAdviser Blog

Important committee changes going under the radar

IFAs may want to consider the impact on historic commission payments and future adviser charges.

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Protection Products| Jul 20, 2015

Consultancy ranks protection products and providers

Aviva, Bright Grey, LV and Scottish Provident come out top in both mortgage and life cover.

From Regulation| Jul 17, 2015

‘Expensive’ care cap reform delayed until 2020

“Not surprising that this expensive proposal has been delayed,” Partnership says.

Protection Products| Jul 16, 2015

Swiss Re partners with Backbase to offer protection online

Swiss Re says the new platform will broaden their client capabilities in the life and health insurance market.

Insurance| Jul 15, 2015

EU free movement rules prompt complaint to Fos

A former expat has complained after Cirencester Friendly refused him protection

Protection Products| Jul 15, 2015

L&G launches second opinion service for protection

Service to be included as standard on all new policies taken out from 29 June.

From Regulation| Jul 14, 2015

New product rules will cause IFA ‘headaches’

Industry experts warn of unintended consequences inherent in current EU product information legislation.

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