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Insurance| Aug 26, 2015

Pru apprenticeships graduate

38 young people successfully ‘graduate’ as Prudential apprentices in 2015

From Your Industry| 11:46

Stonebridge in ‘numerous talks’ about building up network

Network’s managing director says he has “ambitious plans”.

From Investments| Aug 28, 2015

Speculation, crashes and complaints: The week in news

The last five days also brought with them another ‘robo advice’ deal and more FSCS levy complaints.

From Your Industry| Aug 28, 2015

Zurich rules out following Standard Life’s lead

Director says Zurich is keeping an eye on the way the market is moving.

Life Assurance| Aug 26, 2015

Axa to sell businesses

Tough market forces Axa Group put divisions up for sale

From Your Industry| Aug 25, 2015

Zurich tables ‘indicative’ £5.6bn offer for UK rival

RSA board indicates a willingness to recommend the possible offer to shareholders.

Protection Products| Aug 24, 2015

Providers urge advisers to help close protection gap

Research finds over 40 per cent of workers think they would last less than three months before running into financial difficulties.

Analysis & Opinion
Firing Line: Simon Markey

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.

There is a gap between what families need and what institutions provide

Protection Products| Aug 04, 2015 |

Six things that will change the protection industry

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

Life Assurance| Jul 09, 2015

Too Nish for Standard Life?

Following chief executive David Nish’s announcement that he is to leave the company, it has rejected any suggestion of a rift

Protection Products| Jul 07, 2015 |

Ten things to add to your website to boost protection sales

In today’s world your website is one way of giving clients access to additional information alongside the advice process.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Income Protection with Medical Assistance

This guide will explore the different sort of medical assistance bolt-ons you will find attached to income protection policies these days.

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

Time for insurance to move into the future

The protection gap for mortality insurance in the UK alone is well over £2,000bn

Adviser Guides

Guide to Immediate Needs Annuities

Social care for the elderly in the UK is means-tested.

FTAdviser Blog

Taylor Swift is a lesson for us all

Global mortality underinsurance runs to around £13,500bn - that is a lot of new business waiting for the right company to crack the market.

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

Important committee changes going under the radar

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

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Protection Products| Aug 24, 2015

Canada Life re-enters individual life market with four plans

New product range will initially only be available via Lifesearch.

From Your Industry| Aug 21, 2015

Exeter: 70% now benefiting from underwriting technology

Provider says new technology has “transformed how customers buy income protection”.

Protection Products| Aug 18, 2015

British Friendly hires LV protection boss

New appointment speaks of “ambitious plans” for growth.

Protection Products| Aug 17, 2015

Insurance pay-outs jump 11%: ABI

Statement of best practice has meant the share of declined claims has steadily fallen, trade body states.

Protection Products| Aug 14, 2015

Friends Life updates income benefit calculator

Aviva claims updates to Friends Life benefit calculator will make it a “positive experience for advisers.”

From Pensions| Aug 13, 2015

Aegon wouldn’t say ‘no’ to big cash offer for Origen

Tenet stake also up for grabs, although chief executive says provider is not proactively looking to sell.

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