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Protection Products| Oct 12, 2015

Roger Edwards joins Protection Review

Industry veteran becomes sixth member of consultancy.

Protection Products| 11:49

Zurich insists job cuts will not hit adviser support

Firm insists job cuts will not impact face-to-face staff who deal with advisers.

From Regulation| 08:46

Tyrie says FCA work to make board accountable was overdue

Regulator admits mistakes and outlines where changes have been made since last March.

Protection Products| Oct 06, 2015

Scottish Widows unveils products for protection re-entry

Move back into adviser market was first revealed last summer.

Protection Products| Oct 05, 2015

The Exeter updates income protection range

Re-branded mutual also offers all new applicants one month’s free premium.

Protection Products| Oct 05, 2015

Aviva launches new group protection proposition

Offering is a combination with expertise taken on after Friends Life acquisition.

From Regulation| Sep 30, 2015

Pru is most complained about life provider

Top five most complained about firms are Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland, NatWest, and HSBC.

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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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.

FTAdviser Blog

Advisers must help take the force of the blow

Technology provider argues more must be done to help close the protection gap.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Immediate Needs Annuities

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

FTAdviser Blog

Adding value around the AE opportunity

The Pension Regulator’s latest figures show where advisers can be of most use to smaller employers.

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

Time for insurance to move into the future

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

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Protection Products| Sep 30, 2015

Breast cancer accounts for 44% of female CI claims

Data from insurers shows breast cancer is single most common condition among critical illness claims.

Protection Products| Sep 28, 2015

Providers launch protection awareness campaign

New content hub aimed at assisting advisers to overcome objections and start conversations about protection with clients.

Protection Products| Sep 24, 2015

Portal examines capturing health tracking data

Administration service suggests that industry is on the crest of a new technology wave.

Life Assurance| Sep 24, 2015

Only 25% have life insurance, despite £9m payouts a day

Data shows three quarters of customers had some form of advice to buy a pension, protection or other long-term product.

Protection Products| Sep 21, 2015

LV launches business protection product range

LV says it has developed jargon free-client facing communications including easy-to-use calculators.

Insurance| Sep 21, 2015

Zurich’s £5.6bn RSA takeover scuppered by losses

Explosions at Chinese container storage station partly to blame for second half losses.

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