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From Pensions| Jan 27, 2015

Swiss Re calls for pensions income protection policy

Protection expert says pension income protection policy would “build quite nicely on the concept of auto-enrolment”.

From Regulation| Jan 27, 2015

Wheatley admits FCA ‘screwed up’

Chief executive also says he regrets saying regulator would “shoot first, ask questions later”.

Protection Products| Jan 27, 2015

ABI shakes up management team

Duo will jointly lead the ABI’s policy directorate, created following the ABI restructure in 2013.

Protection Products| Jan 26, 2015

Zurich pays 91% of critical illness claims

Latest figures down from a 94 per cent critical illness claim payout rate in 2013.

Protection Products| Jan 26, 2015

Aviva: Free child protection is a ‘moral obligation’

Insurer says deal will help advisers start protection conversation with parents.

From Pensions| Jan 22, 2015

Annuity decline to undermine insurer investment billions

One provider says move represents another instance of “non-joined-up thinking”.

Insurance| Jan 22, 2015

Seven Families gains Facebook momentum

Campaign videos prove popular online

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Family values rescuing the protection message

Jeff Prestridgeon| Nov 12, 2014

Family values rescuing the protection message

There is a ‘yawning gap’ in income protection, but the Seven Families campaign hopes to change this.

Lay down the protection foundations and then start thinking about saving for the future

Gill Cardyon| Oct 30, 2014

Dementia diagnosis cash to GPs should go elsewhere

Doctors have expressed outrage towards the proposed payment, deeming it unethical

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

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...

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Four things I learned from damning FCA report

Law firm admonishes senior staff and demands better internal controls for price sensitive information.

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Pru’s in and out approach to protection

Prudential needs to be careful: advisers have long memories and don’t like to be caught without protection.

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.

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Protection Products| Jan 22, 2015

Protection advisers call for client health scans

Comprehensive health scans should be offered for protection clients

Protection Products| Jan 21, 2015

Industry calls for protection quotation process shake-up

Needless hurdles in existing quotation system puts many advisers off protection insurance, says provider.

From Mortgages| Jan 21, 2015

Lighthouse launches mortgage and protection offering

Service initially available to a 1.7m-member subset of the group’s affinity partners.

Life Assurance| Jan 20, 2015

CBI: Life insurance companies could struggle for profits

A survey by the CBI shows rising costs in the life insurance sector have led to profits falling.

From Your Industry| Jan 20, 2015

Aviva throws future of Sesame network into doubt

Statement to shareholders considers the financial and reputational risks of embattled Sesame Bankhall Group.

From Your Industry| Jan 20, 2015

Aviva confirms Friends Life merger job losses

Enlarged group looks to deliver £225m of annual savings by the end of 2017.

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