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Protection Products| 11:13

LV takes top gongs at protection awards

LifeSearch also announces 12 per cent increase in profit to £5m for the year ending August 2014

Insurance| 09:50

VitalityHealth extends reach with corporate offering

VitalityHealth now offers a corporate proposition to help companies encourage healthy employees.

From Mortgages| 08:58

Virgin Money increase mortgage market share

Lender expects to be admitted to the FTSE 250 on 20 March, following the initial listing in November.

From Pensions| 08:55

Aviva’s Friends Life takeover on track as profits leap

The two insurers, set to merge, have reported profits were up in 2014.

From Your Industry| Mar 04, 2015

L&G unveils pension solutions as annuity sales plummet

Individual annuity sales continue to plummet, with insurer predicting they will fall 50 per cent this year.

From Your Industry| Mar 03, 2015

Transact in full investment-linked protection launch

Platform has retrained 150 staff to cope with questions from clients on new drawdown rules from April.

Protection Products| Mar 03, 2015

Simplybiz tells members to use CIExpert protection tool

Members urged to use the service, although it will not be compulsory for those not specialising in protection.

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10 key points about selling income protection today

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.

Cancer is arguably the disease people worry about the most

Jeff Prestridgeon| Nov 12, 2014

Family values rescuing the protection message

There is a ‘yawning gap’ in income protection, but the Seven Families campaign hopes to change this.

Gill Cardyon| Oct 30, 2014

Dementia diagnosis cash to GPs should go elsewhere

Doctors have expressed outrage towards the proposed payment, deeming it unethical

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Guide to Group Income Protection

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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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Pru’s in and out approach to protection

Prudential needs to be careful: advisers have long memories and don’t like to be caught without protection.

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Protection Products| Mar 03, 2015

Aegon pays over 90% of life, CI and IP claims

Cancer was the most common reason for claiming critical illness.

Protection Products| Mar 03, 2015

Protection portals cite campaign success as enquiries rise

Towards the end of 2014 adviser quote portals iPipeline and Iress’ The Exchange saw a notable rise in enquiries.

Protection Products| Mar 02, 2015

F&TRC updates protection claims data resource

Research firm says advisers can now review collective claims data up to the end of 2013.

From Your Industry| Feb 27, 2015

Tenet shareholder group touts sale to providers

Ex-director group’s 6 per cent stake could give enlarged Aviva a controlling stake in adviser network.

Life Assurance| Feb 26, 2015

Virgin launches first life insurance product

New range has cover £8 a month with a cash lump sum of up to £500,000 available.

Protection Products| Feb 25, 2015

Aviva pushes for IP to form part of mortgages package

Provider’s income protection product manager says protection must become part of mortgage conversation.

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