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From Your Industry| 10:38

LV’s life and heritage sales jump 19%

Protection sales increased by 36 per cent from £50m last year to £75m this year.

From Regulation| Apr 23, 2015

Regulator fines insurer for add-on failings

Firm failed to put in place systems and controls to ensure customers were given the right information.

Protection Products| Apr 21, 2015

Exeter Family pays out 94% of claims

Official statistics for last year also show that injuries and accidents were the top cause of claims.

Protection Products| Apr 17, 2015

Highest number of IP claims due to mental health: L&G

Insurer says average age of a claimant affected by mental health issues is just 41.

Protection Products| Apr 17, 2015

Aviva launches new protection platform

New system features interactive underwriting to speed up client application and adviser commission.

From Pensions| Apr 15, 2015

Further evidence of providers keeping schtum

Lack of pension provider contact in lead up to reforms has not stopped people informing themselves.

Protection Products| Apr 15, 2015

AIG pays out 90% of CI claims

Insurer increases life insurance claim payouts by 7.8 per cent.

Analysis & Opinion
New insurance Act keeps policyholders covered

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.

Insurers will no longer be able to automatically avoid an insurance policy if a material fact was not disclosed to them

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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Guide to Group Income Protection

Getting people back to work is a top priority of employers.

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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.

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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Life Assurance| Apr 13, 2015

Providers eye dual life-long-term protection cover

Innovation will increase the sale of protection, SJP’s divisional director says.

From Pensions| Apr 09, 2015

Insurer refers 70% of callers to ‘second line of defence’

Varied requests across industry, but most cash-in callers confirmed as those with small pension pots.

Protection Products| Apr 09, 2015

Friends Life pays out more CI in claims than life

Last year paid £122m in critical illness claims – £1m more than for life claims.

Insurance| Apr 08, 2015

Ex-FSA chairman launches review over out-of-date signature

Phoenix chairman says a review is taking place after letters signed by a former employee were sent out

Insurance| Apr 07, 2015

Next CII boss will have big shoes to fill: Richards

Industry figures look at who could replace Sandy Scott next year

From Pensions| Apr 07, 2015

Insurers keep schtum as pension outflow fears grow

Providers tell FTAdviser they are only contacting those customers who are approaching retirement.

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