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Insurance| Mar 26, 2015

Sandy Scott to quit CII chief executive post

Dr Scott joined in September 2000.

From Your Industry| Mar 26, 2015

Aviva shareholders approve acquisition of Friends Life

In December last year, Aviva agreed to buy Friends Life in a deal worth £5.6bn

From Regulation| Mar 26, 2015

Key themes in the FCA retirement income market study

Responses to criticisms and promises of new requirements for providers revealed from within report.

Insurance| Mar 25, 2015

Aviva paid out more than £500m in 2014

Nearly 15,000 families benefitted from life, critical illness and income protection

Life Assurance| Mar 25, 2015

‘Drawdown will create demand for life insurance’

People need new ways to protect their retirement income

Protection Products| Mar 25, 2015

FCA clamps down on insurance add-ons

Ban would apply to opt out boxes for protection cover when taking out a mortgage for instance.

From Regulation| Mar 24, 2015

Where the FCA is spending £480m this year

One thematic review, five new market studies and countless other reviews will occupy the regulator’s time.

Analysis & Opinion
10 key points about selling income protection today

Protection Products| Feb 19, 2015 |

10 key points about selling income protection today

Comprehensive long-term protection product isn’t going to be within every client’s budget.

Cancer is arguably the disease people worry about the most

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.

Gill Cardyon| Oct 30, 2014

Dementia diagnosis cash to GPs should go elsewhere

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

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Guide to Group Income Protection

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

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

Four things I learned from damning FCA report

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

FTAdviser Blog

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.

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From Regulation| Mar 24, 2015

Adviser fears over pension advice as FCA sets out reviews

Business plan also sets out who will lead the two divisions created within the regulator.

Insurance| Mar 20, 2015

‘Fundamental change’ coming from Solvency II: PRA

Regulator publishes final rules on European directive, alongside consultation on ‘volatility adjustment’.

Protection Products| Mar 19, 2015

Exeter Friendly adds virtual GP service

The benefit will be available to both existing and new policyholders.

From Your Industry| Mar 19, 2015

OM Wealth hires Openwork CEO for distribution role

Departing chief executive replaced by current managing director.

From Investments| Mar 19, 2015

10 key takeaways from the final pre-election Budget

Chancellor’s wide-ranging speech and accompanying documents raise many talking points.

Life Assurance| Mar 19, 2015

Phoenix uncertain about capital requirements cash hit

Life fund consolidator raises concerns about possible hit on future cash generation.

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