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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.

Protection Products| May 12, 2016

Providers ‘bullish’ on protection after strong Q1

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

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.

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.

From Your Industry| Apr 15, 2016

LV chief Rogers to step down after decade

Mr Rogers will lead the business for the remainder of the year, and into 2017 as required.

Apr 07, 2016

Co-operative Group boss takes 40% pay cut

Co-operative Group chief executive requests drastic pay cut as the “right thing to do”

Analysis & Opinion
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...

Long-term prospects for workplace advice

Apr 13, 2016 |

Long-term prospects for workplace advice

How advisers can benefit from getting involved in corporate advice.

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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.

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. Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

    Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

    Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

  2. Guide to over-50s life insurance
    From Training| Apr 14, 2016

    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.

  3. Co-op boss takes 40% pay cut
    Apr 07, 2016

    Co-op boss takes 40% pay cut

    Co-operative Group chief executive requests drastic pay cut as the “right thing to do”

  4. Scottish Widows bowel cancer stats show CI cover still needed
    Protection Products| Apr 06, 2016

    Scottish Widows bowel cancer stats show CI cover still...

    Provider paid out £6.5m for condition in 2014

  5. Protection gap branded partly advisers’ fault
    Protection Products| Mar 24, 2016

    Protection gap branded partly advisers’ fault

    Language used and the lack of informed conversations has not helped people take out cover.

  6. L&G urges advisers to do more to close protection gap
    Protection Products| Mar 24, 2016

    L&G urges advisers to do more to close protection gap

    Advisers and providers must communicate protection policies effectively to help consumers understand why they need to take out cover

  7. Fos makes adviser pay for rejected complaint delays
    Mar 21, 2016

    Fos makes adviser pay for rejected complaint delays

    Ombudsman rules it would be unfair to conclude an adviser did something wrong just because they haven’t got documents about a meeting.

  8. Insurance premium tax rises by 0.5 per cent
    Mar 16, 2016

    Insurance premium tax rises by 0.5 per cent

    Chancellor announces 0.5 per cent increase in insurance premium tax.

  9. What is the future for corporate advice?
    From Training| Mar 08, 2016

    What is the future for corporate advice?

    With the pension changes, auto-enrolment and workplace schemes, what can advisers do to add value?

  10. Lutine signs speciality agreement with XL Catlin
    Feb 29, 2016

    Lutine signs speciality agreement with XL Catlin

    Life and protection business now handles life business on behalf of three Lloyd’s syndicates.

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