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Insurance| Jul 02, 2015

Surrey-based adviser made first Seven Families ambassador

A Surrey-based financial adviser has been named as the first ambassador of the Seven Families campaign.

Insurance| Jul 02, 2015

Providers taking too long to approve broker requests

Insurers need to do more to help advisers sell protection, the sales and marketing director of Direct Life has said

Insurance| Jul 02, 2015

Life sector premiums return to growth: Swiss Re

The Swiss Re report on world insurance says profitability will continue to fall short because of low yields

Insurance| Jul 02, 2015

Canada Life takes over L&G’s Dublin-based offshore business

Legal and General International (Ireland) will now trade as Canada Life International Assurance (Ireland).

From Your Industry| Jul 01, 2015

Lloyds to axe 635 roles

Latest jobs cuts form part of the 9,000 announced in October’s group strategy update.

Protection Products| Jul 01, 2015

High Court rules against Fos final decisions in fraud case

Defendant ordered to pay back ombudsman award.

From Mortgages| Jun 26, 2015

Stonebridge recruits two new businesses

Northern Irish mortgage and protection firms come under Stonebridge umbrella.

Analysis & Opinion

InterviewfromProtection Products| Jun 26, 2015

Firing Line: Chris Horlick

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

The challenge for employers is that with an ageing workforce there will be fewer skilled people in the market

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.

Protection Products| Apr 28, 2015 |

10 important things to know about critical illness cover

Product providers have radically developed their offerings in recent years.

Life Assurance| Apr 16, 2015

New insurance Act keeps policyholders covered

Changes include requiring insured parties to make a ‘fair presentation of the risk’ to insurers.

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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

Important committee changes going under the radar

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

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

A new lease of life for employee benefits

Auto-enrolment is a nice example of the state staging a controlled exit from one of its roles in welfare provision.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Group Income Protection

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

FTAdviser Blog

Why another April change could cost you clients

Firms without mobile-ready sites will begin to be down-ranked by the dominant search provider.

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From Regulation| Jun 25, 2015

Five things I learned from FCA communications paper

Deeper dig into papers finds post-RDR issues, improving the ombudsman and deleting parts of the handbook.

From Pensions| Jun 25, 2015

Over 100,000 Equitable Life policyholders still missing

Government renews calls for Equitable Life policyholders to come forward.

Protection Products| Jun 23, 2015

Call for more employers to offer life assurance

Thirty eight per cent of employees without life protection admitted that they had not given much thought to putting this cover in place.

Protection Products| Jun 23, 2015

L&G pays out over 90% of all protection claims

Insurer says it paid out an average of £1.4m every day in 2014.

Protection Products| Jun 22, 2015

CII sees increase in delegated authority exam

FCA’s strong stance has created need for understanding underwriting.

Protection Products| Jun 18, 2015

Scottish Widows pays out £190m in life and CI claims

Insurer pays out £1.9bn in protection claims in the last 15 years.

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