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Sep 02, 2014

Apps could monitor clients and dictate premiums

Discounts could be available for customers willing to adopt “wearable technology”, providers admit.

Aug 29, 2014

Three-quarters of families now have no protection

Provider urges industry to help educate people on the importance of financial protection.

Aug 19, 2014

Care funders plan spending spree to force state to step in

Around 61 per cent of over-45s confused about how the care system works.

Aug 18, 2014

Friends Life cites FCA rules for LTC product torpor

Two providers tell FTAdviser they are not in the market for long-term care product innovation.

Aug 18, 2014

Stonebridge protection push extends CIExpert to advisers

Online critical illness tools extended to network’s advisers.

From Your Industry| Aug 18, 2014

LV promotes protection business director

Ex-Aviva Health protection head moves up from life and pensions finance and commercial director position at LV.

Analysis & Opinion

Aug 28, 2014

Advisers not up to date enough on protection planning cover

IFAs need to update their knowledge of protection planning

InterviewfromMortgages| Aug 13, 2014

Firing Line: Gemma Harle

The London market must be treated differently as 60 per cent of property in the capital is purchased with cash, MD says.

How to simplify administration

Aug 13, 2014

How to simplify administration

Products: the application process should be simpler

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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

How the FCA saved smaller Sipps - or at least some of them

Week in Brief: Sipps cap ad confirmed, first simplified product launched and Sesame reveals all is still not well.

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

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 Selling Income Protection

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

FTAdviser Blog

I hate over-regulation, but support protection compulsion

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

Recent Articles
  1. Aug 28, 2014

    Direct Life sets up ‘buy now’ facility for IFAs and...

    Industry experts give their opinions on Direct Life’s life insurance comparison service

  2. Cirencester Friendly’s MEI welcomed all round
    Aug 15, 2014

    Cirencester Friendly’s MEI welcomed all round

    Industry experts give their opinions on Cirencester Friendly’s My Earnings Insurance

  3. More confidence in explaining physics than annuities
    From Pensions| Aug 15, 2014

    More confidence in explaining physics than annuities

    People happier to explain particle physics or the existence of ghosts than income drawdown or annuities.

  4. Insurance industry stands by ABI after L&G exit
    From Your Industry| Aug 14, 2014

    Insurance industry stands by ABI after L&G exit

    Insurers back trade association to campaign on their behalf.

  5. Cirencester launches ‘new concept’ in income protection
    Aug 13, 2014

    Cirencester launches ‘new concept’ in income protection

    Friendly society set to branch out and launch other new products in the next few years.

  6. Is the ABI’s influence on the wane?
    Ashley WassallonYour Industry| Aug 13, 2014

    Is the ABI’s influence on the wane?

    Not only was L&G the largest member firm, it was also once one of the association’s most trenchant supporters.

  7. Advisers call for long-term care product innovation
    Aug 13, 2014

    Advisers call for long-term care product innovation

    Over half of advisers surveyed believe long-term care funding must be integrated into retirement planning.

  8. LTC fees shaping the market
    Aug 11, 2014

    LTC fees shaping the market

    The Care Act has brought a package of reforms to the way care fees are funded, thus helping to shape the market.

  9. How the FCA saved smaller Sipps - or at least some of them
    FTAdviser BlogonRegulation| Aug 08, 2014

    How the FCA saved smaller Sipps - or at least some of them

    Week in Brief: Sipps cap ad confirmed, first simplified product launched and Sesame reveals all is still not well.

  10. Why advisers think new product is just too ‘simple’
    Aug 07, 2014

    Why advisers think new product is just too ‘simple’

    Protection expert describes Barclay’s ‘simplified’ product tag as a “marketing ploy”.

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