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From Your Industry| 13:58

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.

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.

Feb 24, 2015

Pru leads the way in Fos pensions complaints

Sesame and Openwork received the most advice complaints in the second half of the year.

From Pensions| Feb 23, 2015

Study promotes working beyond pension age

Provider backing research calls on government and pension industry to better help people review their options.

From Regulation| Feb 23, 2015

Regulators narrow senior managers regime

Non-executive directors with specific responsibilities, such as chairman, will come under the new regime.

From Pensions| Feb 20, 2015

Phased retirement is now the norm: Prudential

More than half would consider working past state pension age to help improve their financial position.

Analysis & Opinion
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.

Protection insight: Life insurance

Jan 23, 2015

Protection insight: Life insurance

A difficult conversation to start, but life insurance could be the most important thing you ever buy. Charlotte Richards looks at the market.

Is this the start of a new era for protection?

Protection Products| Jan 20, 2015 |

Is this the start of a new era for protection?

Launch of a new hybrid life and care protection insurance plan could be the start of a new era for care planning.

Recent Articles
  1. Profits up 6% at Standard Life, driven by AE and wrap
    From Investments| Feb 20, 2015

    Profits up 6% at Standard Life, driven by AE and wrap

    Platform assets up 26 per cent, while auto-enrolment boosts corporate inflows by 10 per cent.

  2. Aegon cites ‘culture’ clash as it rejects advice expansion
    From Your Industry| Feb 19, 2015

    Aegon cites ‘culture’ clash as it rejects advice expansion

    Life and pensions boss admits firm has come a long way in the last five years.

  3. FCA reminds life company bosses of governance duties
    Feb 17, 2015

    FCA reminds life company bosses of governance duties

    In a ‘Dear CEO’ letter, the FCA sets out the new responsibilities for firms that operate group personal pension schemes.

  4. Pension tax turmoil and FCA bills: the week in news
    From Regulation| Feb 13, 2015

    Pension tax turmoil and FCA bills: the week in news

    Emergency taxes to bite for retirees, ‘free text’ suggested for suitability and bills for RDR reports revealed.

  5. Ageas profits up despite retail inflow slump
    From Your Industry| Feb 12, 2015

    Ageas profits up despite retail inflow slump

    Protection premiums up over the period when Ageas Protect arm was sold to AIG.

  6. L&G offloads offshore arm to Canada Life
    Feb 10, 2015

    L&G offloads offshore arm to Canada Life

    No financial details given, but transaction expected to close in the second quarter this year.

  7. Care cover need exposed by data on over-50s serious illness
    Feb 09, 2015

    Care cover need exposed by data on over-50s serious illness

    Research finds figure could rise to 4m in the UK by 2025, with the baby boomers hitting their 70s.

  8. Cigna makes move into UK life insurance market
    Feb 06, 2015

    Cigna makes move into UK life insurance market

    New provider sets sights for UK shores

  9. LV underlying annuity sales fall 25% on enhanced slump
    From Pensions| Feb 02, 2015

    LV underlying annuity sales fall 25% on enhanced slump

    Trading statement shows enhanced annuity sales fall further, while fixed-term products made small gains.

  10. Wheatley admits FCA ‘screwed up’
    From Regulation| Jan 27, 2015

    Wheatley admits FCA ‘screwed up’

    Chief executive also says he regrets saying regulator would “shoot first, ask questions later”.

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