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Insurance| 08:34

Policyholders in dark about 19k word life cover

Average set of insurance documents contains around 19,000 words of explanation, with some reaching 25,000, laid down in difficult to understand...

Protection Products| Aug 24, 2016

Level term cover recommendation costs adviser

Ombudsman rejects client’s claim she was told she had to take insurance to get a mortgage, but still tells adviser to pay compensation.

Life Assurance| Aug 23, 2016

Two out of five businesses have no life cover

Provider warns lack of planning for death of director could leave small firms facing ruin.

Insurance| Aug 18, 2016

The Exeter offers free cash plan cover with new PMI policies

Promotion comes on the back of last month’s offer of two months’ free income protection.

Protection Products| Aug 18, 2016

Adviser launches protection payout awareness drive

Survey aims to challenge public perceptions of insurer payout rates.

Protection Products| Aug 15, 2016

Nine in 10 underestimate chance of becoming unable to work

Research suggests 27 per cent would rather ‘take the risk’ than pay for income protection.

From Mortgages| Aug 15, 2016

Prudential loses mortgage endowment battle

Husband was 60 and wife was nearly 50 when Prudential sold the pair a 20-year mortgage endowment back in 1997.

Analysis & Opinion
10 types of protection you might be unaware of

Protection Products| Oct 06, 2015 |

10 types of protection you might be unaware of

Werewolves, vampires, ghosts and UFOs are some of the things you can get cover for.

Lloyds of London are cited to insure against werewolf attacks, encounters with zombies and nasty vampire bites

Life Assurance| Sep 17, 2015

Care Act on hold

The future costing of long-term care in England is a huge nettle to grasp, which will involve significant sums of money

InterviewfromYour Industry| Aug 14, 2015

Firing Line: Simon Markey

Two decades’ experience of retail banking will bolster Simon Markey’s foray into the mutual sector as he heads up One Family.

Protection Products| Aug 04, 2015 |

Six things that will change the protection industry

This year’s theme was ‘growing the market’.

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Guide to protection awareness

Bridging the protection gap is an urgent issue that needs to be addressed.

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How to assess 10 different types of life cover

There are various options which can affect outcomes and client suitability.

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Pokémon Go could give your clients better premiums

Could your clients earn cheaper life insurance by playing Pokémon Go?

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Guide to Unusual Risks Protection

Exploring the protection advice you can give a client with a high risk occupation or life threatening hobbies.

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Working wonders for employee wellbeing

Employees assistance can help prevent wellbeing concerns becoming bigger issues.

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Guide to over-50s life insurance

Life insurance is evolving to meet the needs of the growing group of those aged 50 plus who are increasingly living longer - and facing more costs.

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Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

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From Your Industry| Aug 12, 2016

ABI committee appoints Royal London director as chair

Tim Harris takes over from Andy Parsons, after he stepped down as chair of the committee.

Protection Products| Aug 11, 2016

Fresh call for protection to be part of mortgage advice

Industry experts debate whether income protection should be considered alongside home insurance.

Protection Products| Aug 11, 2016

Zurich Life sees operating profit up 15%

Corporate protection businesses posted increased sales across retail whole of life and group income protection.

From Your Industry| Aug 10, 2016

Prudential retail sales up 51% year-on-year

Provider’s operating profit up 8 per cent to £473m.

Protection Products| Aug 10, 2016

Royal London will not add CIC to its relevant life plans

Confirmation follows Aviva’s ground-breaking product change at the start of the year.

From Your Industry| Aug 10, 2016

Brexit delivers milder than expected blow to City jobs

Post-Brexit fallout leads to increased demand for experienced legal and compliance professionals.

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