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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”

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”

Protection Products| Apr 06, 2016

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

Provider paid out £6.5m for condition in 2014

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.

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.

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?

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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. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. SunLife’s record start to year
    Protection Products| Feb 25, 2016

    SunLife’s record start to year

    Managing director Dean Lamble believes the reason for SunLife’s increasing dominance of the market is simple.

  8. L&G offers help putting protection policies into trusts
    Protection Products| Feb 25, 2016

    L&G offers help putting protection policies into trusts

    Provider promises advisers will get end-to-end support when setting up trusts.

  9. Old Mutual Wealth pays every life insurance claim
    Feb 23, 2016

    Old Mutual Wealth pays every life insurance claim

    Wealth management firm “very proud” of their life insurance and critical illness claims statistics.

  10. VitalityLife pays out £28m in 2015
    Protection Products| Feb 19, 2016

    VitalityLife pays out £28m in 2015

    Average age for claimants was 59 for life cover and 46 for serious illness cover.

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