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From Mortgages| May 01, 2015

Network sees surge in protection business

Mortgage and insurance network reports continued growth in protection activity and commission levels.

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.

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.

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.

Analysis & Opinion
New insurance Act keeps policyholders covered

Apr 16, 2015

New insurance Act keeps policyholders covered

Changes include requiring insured parties to make a ‘fair presentation of the risk’ to insurers.

10 things you probably don’t know about claims stats

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.

Thiam’s legacy

Mar 26, 2015

Thiam’s legacy

How will the strategies of the Prudential’s chief executive pan out after he has left to join Credit Suisse

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Special Reports

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.

Recent Articles
  1. A new lease of life for employee benefits

    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.

  2. Why another April change could cost you clients
    FTAdviser BlogonYour Industry| Apr 08, 2015

    Why another April change could cost you clients

    Firms without mobile-ready sites will begin to be down-ranked by the dominant search provider.

  3. Aviva shareholders approve acquisition of Friends Life
    From Your Industry| Mar 26, 2015

    Aviva shareholders approve acquisition of Friends Life

    In December last year, Aviva agreed to buy Friends Life in a deal worth £5.6bn

  4. Key themes in the FCA retirement income market study
    From Regulation| Mar 26, 2015

    Key themes in the FCA retirement income market study

    Responses to criticisms and promises of new requirements for providers revealed from within report.

  5. ‘Drawdown will create demand for life insurance’
    Mar 25, 2015

    ‘Drawdown will create demand for life insurance’

    People need new ways to protect their retirement income

  6. Adviser fears over pension advice as FCA sets out reviews
    From Regulation| Mar 24, 2015

    Adviser fears over pension advice as FCA sets out reviews

    Business plan also sets out who will lead the two divisions created within the regulator.

  7. OM Wealth hires Openwork CEO for distribution role
    From Your Industry| Mar 19, 2015

    OM Wealth hires Openwork CEO for distribution role

    Departing chief executive replaced by current managing director.

  8. 10 key takeaways from the final pre-election Budget
    From Investments| Mar 19, 2015

    10 key takeaways from the final pre-election Budget

    Chancellor’s wide-ranging speech and accompanying documents raise many talking points.

  9. Phoenix uncertain about capital requirements cash hit
    Mar 19, 2015

    Phoenix uncertain about capital requirements cash hit

    Life fund consolidator raises concerns about possible hit on future cash generation.

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