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Jul 21, 2016

Court ruling means insurers can’t use lies to reject claims

MoneySuperMarket expert explains the impact of ruling on protection industry.

Protection Products| Jul 14, 2016

AIG and Royal London scoop top protection ratings

Fact sheets on all providers’ propositions now available.

Protection Products| Jul 05, 2016

Zurich finds only one in five grasp protection benefits

From the survey of 1,000 people, as many as 42 per cent have experienced income loss in their working lives due to serious illness.

From Your Industry| Jun 27, 2016

Aviva: Brexit will have no significant impact on business

Aviva’s preliminary results, published in March 2016, reported a Solvency II ratio of 180 per cent and a surplus of £9.7bn.

Jun 14, 2016

Zurich puts Torry in charge of UK life business

Anne Torry has been managing director of the public sector insurance arm of Zurich’s UK general insurance business for the last five years.

Jun 09, 2016

Wealth manager rebrands to OneLife

Life assurance firm Private Estate Life will also operate under shared name.

Analysis & Opinion

11:22

Scot Wids adds protection products to adviser portal

Company also cuts minimum sum assured on life insurance and critical illness cover from £100,000 to £25,000

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Adviser Guides

Guide to over-50s life insurance

Life insurance is evolving to meet the needs of the growing group of those aged 50 plus who are increasingly living longer - and facing more costs.

Life Assurance

How to assess 10 different types of life cover

There are various options which can affect outcomes and client suitability.

FTAdviser Blog

Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

Adviser Guides

Guide to pay-as-you-live insurance

Wearable technology has the potential to transform the insurance industry.

Recent Articles
  1. Jul 20, 2016

    Mystery shopper: Bromley

    A married man’s search for advice on finance protection options for his family

  2. ‘Large chunk’ of Axa Wealth to close to new business
    From Your Industry| Jun 01, 2016

    ‘Large chunk’ of Axa Wealth to close to new business

    Phoenix Life chief executive also suggested the takeover could result in redundancies

  3. Fos reconsiders complaint in light of fresh evidence
    May 31, 2016

    Fos reconsiders complaint in light of fresh evidence

    Ombudsman overturns original decision after complainant delivered “convincing” new evidence.

  4. May 31, 2016

    How to assess 10 different types of life cover

    There are various options which can affect outcomes and client suitability.

  5. HIV-positive people not given adequate insurance
    May 19, 2016

    HIV-positive people not given adequate insurance

    More needs to be done to help people get life insurance and critical illness cover, argue experts.

  6. Providers ‘bullish’ on protection after strong Q1
    Protection Products| May 12, 2016

    Providers ‘bullish’ on protection after strong Q1

    Intermediaries increasingly aware of the need for integrating insurance into their propositions.

  7. Ex-Deutsche Bank director found guilty of insider dealing
    From Regulation| May 10, 2016

    Ex-Deutsche Bank director found guilty of insider dealing

    Close friends conspired to use inside information to profit at the expense of the investing public.

  8. Lifecos: Back to life?
    Apr 22, 2016

    Lifecos: Back to life?

    Life offices have stood the test of time regardless of technological enhancements. Craig Rickman asks whether recent developments present an...

  9. UK advisers ‘little to gain and much to lose’ from Brexit
    From Regulation| Apr 20, 2016

    UK advisers ‘little to gain and much to lose’ from Brexit

    Leaving the EU could rid firms of regulatory burdens, but may hinder cross-border business.

  10. Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

    Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

    Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

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