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Protection Products| May 21, 2015

Advisers not pushing protection outcomes

Ex-Bright Grey MD urges advisers to use technology to get consumers talking about protection.

From Your Industry| May 21, 2015

Advisers need to rework revenue models: Canada Life

As a result of both the indemnity commissions and the renewal commissions, Canada Life say advisers are losing out on revenue.

From Pensions| May 21, 2015

Aviva plans summer launch for ‘third way’ products

Firms finds blends of annuity and drawdown style products to be the most efficient way to move forward.

From Your Industry| May 19, 2015

Fos throws out eight in 10 annuity claims following surge

Proportion of adviser complaints has doubled in the last financial year, but total complaints are down.

From Your Industry| May 19, 2015

Not updating your website for smart phones will cost

Developing apps can be expensive, but experts say updates can bring benefits at a fraction of the cost.

Protection Products| May 18, 2015

Zurich improves critical illness definitions

Firm focuses on improving definitions for the conditions customers are most likely to claim.

Protection Products| May 18, 2015

Aegon makes it easier to claim on protection policies

Protection director says changes will bring the protection business in line with pensions side.

Analysis & Opinion
10 important things to know about critical illness cover

Protection Products| Apr 28, 2015 |

10 important things to know about critical illness cover

Product providers have radically developed their offerings in recent years.

Industry developments to prevent innocent and fraudulent non-disclosure have played a huge part in ensuring more claims are paid each year

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.

Protection Products| Mar 31, 2015 |

10 things you probably don’t know about claims stats

It’s the spring, which means insurers are busy publishing their claims paid statistics.

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.

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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.

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

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.

FTAdviser Blog

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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Protection Products| May 14, 2015

Industry sells 1.6m protection policies in 2014

Protection cover among UK citizens remains “woefully low”.

From Your Industry| May 12, 2015

Another senior departure at Pru

Board member follows chief executive out the door.

From Pensions| May 12, 2015

Royal London boasts business boost from 6 April

Pension freedoms providing stimulus to sales of individual pension and drawdown facility, bosses claim.

From Your Industry| May 07, 2015

Scottish Widows offloads £5bn offshore arm

Acquisition will boost 360’s assets under management by £5bn.

From Pensions| May 07, 2015

Aviva Investors gets £20bn injection from Friends deal

Aviva sees annuity sales plummet 60 per cent following last year’s Budget changes.

Protection Products| May 06, 2015

Royal London paid 98% of life cover claims in 2014

In total over £190m was paid out for life and critical illness claims last year.

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