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Two out of five businesses have no life cover

Provider warns lack of planning for death of director could leave small firms facing ruin.

Protection Products| Aug 11, 2016

Zurich Life sees operating profit up 15%

Corporate protection businesses posted increased sales across retail whole of life and group income protection.

Protection Products| Aug 10, 2016

Royal London will not add CIC to its relevant life plans

Confirmation follows Aviva’s ground-breaking product change at the start of the year.

Protection Products| Aug 10, 2016

AIG launches three condition CI cover

Product targeted at those less likely to seek full financial advice or buy critical illness insurance in the first place.

Aug 08, 2016

Mental illness affecting more employees than ever

Axa PPP figures show mental health issues have surpassed obesity and high blood pressure.

Aug 08, 2016

Canada Life will not restrict life bond withdrawals

Stance comes after insurance giant Standard Life stopped some of its customers from cashing in any investments from their life bonds.

Analysis & Opinion

FTAdviser BlogonProtection Products| Aug 11, 2016

Health is wealth

Advisers can play a part in helping the nation’s mental health

Jun 29, 2016

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

Pokémon Go could give your clients better premiums

Could your clients earn cheaper life insurance by playing Pokémon Go?

FTAdviser Blog

Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

Recent Articles
  1. Make policy statements mandatory: advisers
    Aug 04, 2016

    Make policy statements mandatory: advisers

    Insurance industry pushing for employers and providers to produce clear, simple annual statements.

  2. Standard Life blocks withdrawals from life bonds
    Aug 03, 2016

    Standard Life blocks withdrawals from life bonds

    Adviser says £6m in clients’ assets is being “held to ransom” by the provider.

  3. Pokémon Go could give your clients better premiums
    FTAdviser Blog| Jul 29, 2016

    Pokémon Go could give your clients better premiums

    Could your clients earn cheaper life insurance by playing Pokémon Go?

  4. ABI launches guide on life cover for clients with HIV
    Jul 28, 2016

    ABI launches guide on life cover for clients with HIV

    The guide is aimed at letting people with HIV know they can get life insurance, and they do not need to cancel existing policies if diagnosed with...

  5. Court ruling means insurers can’t use lies to reject claims
    Jul 21, 2016

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

    MoneySuperMarket expert explains the impact of ruling on protection industry.

  6. Jul 20, 2016

    Mystery shopper: Bromley

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

  7. AIG and Royal London scoop top protection ratings
    Protection Products| Jul 14, 2016

    AIG and Royal London scoop top protection ratings

    Fact sheets on all providers’ propositions now available.

  8. Zurich finds only one in five grasp protection benefits
    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.

  9. Aviva: Brexit will have no significant impact on business
    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.

  10. Zurich puts Torry in charge of UK life business
    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.

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