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Jul 21, 2014

Insurance Bill to usher in a ‘modern legal regime’

Changes to the 100-year old legislation on insurance contracts aim to improve transparency

Jul 16, 2014

Third of families have less than £500 in savings: Aviva

Lack of savings figure rises phenomenally among single parents and those who are divorced, widowed or separated.

Jul 10, 2014

‘More needs to be done to fill insurance gaps’

The protection industry continues to have an issue with trust,Tomasz Krzewina has said.

Jul 09, 2014

Aegon: 43% of women have protection in place

“Clear disconnect between the peace of mind of protecting our most pressing priorities and our behaviour as a consumer”, provider says.

Jul 09, 2014

Friends Life rolls out critical illness support service

The service is provided by rehabilitation firm Working Towards Wellbeing.

Jul 07, 2014

Aviva pays out £12.9m in income protection claims

Mental health conditions were the most common reason for claims accounting for 31 per cent of claims.

Analysis & Opinion
Protection spotlight: Long term care

Jul 24, 2014

Protection spotlight: Long term care

The Care Act has brought a package of reforms to the way care fees are funded. Sam Barrett assesses how this will shape the market.

10 different types of life insurance

Life Assurance| Jul 23, 2014 |

10 different types of life insurance

The UK offers some of the lowest cost life insurance in the world, although sales are falling.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Divorce and Protection

Many people who are divorcing will deliberate over housing arrangements, maintenance payments and pensions.

Special Reports

Selling Protection - June 2014

The protection gap has widened in the last decade and the Mortgage Market Review has prompted concerns sales will continue to plummet.

FTAdviser Blog

Are IFAs becoming the exclusive preserve of the rich?

Week in Brief: Barclays report suggests minimum client pot up to £150,000, while debate rages over fees.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Business Protection

Any business is only as strong as the people behind it.

Special Reports

Protection Gap - June 2014

It has become a truism that we are under-protected in the UK, but what can we do to address the issue?

FTAdviser Blog

I hate over-regulation, but support protection compulsion

The government should be truly ashamed of the nation’s protection void.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Selling Income Protection

Anyone who is working should consider how they would manage financially if they were unable to work.

FTAdviser Blog

No commission, new bias: MPs’ verdict on £3bn RDR

Week in Brief: Treasury Committee grills Mr Wheatley over RDR consequences, questions over ‘no cost’ advice.

Recent Articles
  1. Half of UK mortgages at risk due to protection gap
    Jul 04, 2014

    Half of UK mortgages at risk due to protection gap

    Nearly 60 per cent of UK residents would rely on savings to cover mortgage repayments if they couldn’t work

  2. Swiss Re buys in China, Zurich sells in Russia
    Jul 03, 2014

    Swiss Re buys in China, Zurich sells in Russia

    A pair of divergent emerging market deals have just been announced by two of Europe’s top insurers.

  3. Protecting the gaps in financial planning

    Protecting the gaps in financial planning

    Numerous advisers swear by protection, but where does it sit when developing a financial plan?

  4. PPI scandal has negatively impacted sales

    PPI scandal has negatively impacted sales

    PPI has become one of the most costly scandals in history, with redress figures that are in the billions.

  5. Selling Protection - June 2014
    From Our Publications| Jun 30, 2014

    Selling Protection - June 2014

    The protection gap has widened in the last decade and the Mortgage Market Review has prompted concerns sales will continue to plummet.

  6. Protection and technology: closing the gap

    Protection and technology: closing the gap

    There has always been something of a tension between advisers and technology.

  7. L&G reveals plans to “stay ahead of the game”
    Interview| Jun 27, 2014

    L&G reveals plans to “stay ahead of the game”

    Legal & General Insurance is making sure that customers and intermediaries can interact with the protection division “in the way they want to.”

  8. Personal Touch to offer advisers free use of quotes service
    From Your Industry| Jun 27, 2014

    Personal Touch to offer advisers free use of quotes service

    The life assurance quotes service will form part of the MortgageKeeper system.

  9. Scottish Widows confirms re-entry to adviser market
    Jun 26, 2014

    Scottish Widows confirms re-entry to adviser market

    Top three manufacturer by volume currently distributes exclusively through Lloyds Banking Group branches.

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