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Protection Products| May 24, 2016

L&G pays 96% of all protection claims

Statistics show slight falls in life, terminal illness and critical illness claims paid.

From Pensions| May 23, 2016

Aegon’s Jarrett to retire

Duncan Jarrett will leave the company in June, to be replaced by Mark Till.

Protection Products| 10:38

Employee benefits adviser launches protection platform

Employee benefits adviser attempts to remove cost and complexity from traditional group risk market.

Protection Products| May 23, 2016

Aegon aims to speed up protection process

Insurer’s protection director says clients and their advisers are “rightly left frustrated” by delays.

Life Assurance| May 19, 2016

HIV-positive people not given adequate insurance

More needs to be done to help people get life insurance and critical illness cover, argue experts.

Insurance| May 18, 2016

MetLife launches accident and hospital protection product

Insurer targets individuals and families with no workplace benefits.

Insurance| May 18, 2016

Protection advisers launch industry lobby group

Group plans to put forward “positive suggestions for change” and lobbying insurers for better outcomes via a formal and structured distribution...

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 Unusual Risks Protection

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

FTAdviser Blog

Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

Adviser Guides

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.

FTAdviser Blog

Spring is sprung

Spring cleaning is a great idea but so is conducting a financial health check.

Adviser Guides

Guide to the Budget 2016

Great support for young people but the Chancellor missed the opportunity to help the UK’s elderly population.

FTAdviser Blog

Gazard on child’s meningitis battle and power of protection

Managing director of Sesame Bankhall Group on why his daughter meningitis battle means he will fight to plug the protection gap.

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Protection Products| May 18, 2016

MetLife launches accident and hospital protection product

Cover initially only available through selected adviser partners.

Protection Products| May 18, 2016

Almost 5 million renters at risk without adequate cover

Recent housing benefit cuts mean more people would not get their rent paid in full if income fell unexpectedly.

Insurance| May 18, 2016

Claims management firms drive up whole of life complaints

But overall the number of complaints about whole-of-life policies has fallen in recent years, Fos figures show.

From Your Industry| May 17, 2016

SJP eyes launch of long-term care products

There has been a lack of product development for long-term care, Tony Dunk says.

From Regulation| May 13, 2016

Property funds, Sipps and judgements: week in news

Wealth manager warnings and fears over creeping providers also feature in the round-up.

Protection Products| May 12, 2016

Providers ‘bullish’ on protection after strong Q1

Intermediaries increasingly aware of the need for integrating insurance into their propositions.

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