Insurers back trade association to campaign on their behalf.
Firm has changed limits for low risk workers for applicants under the age of 46.
Average sum insured decreases yet there is a “rapid increase” in number of people taking out HIV products.
Barclays launches fixed life insurance cover, underwritten by Aviva.
Company reports annuity sales increased to £232m from £176m the previous year, despite Budget reforms.
Launch follows earlier research showing advisers have an appetite for online business.
Analysis & Opinion
Editor’s View: Hal Austin gives his verdict on what L&G’s exit means for the Association of British Insurers.
Not only was L&G the largest member firm, it was also once one of the association’s most trenchant supporters.
The UK offers some of the lowest cost life insurance in the world, although sales are falling.
Long-term care market has been beset by botched legislation, says Money Management editor.
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