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Latest News

15:51

Zurich extends distribution capacity with Openwork

Extended agreement will take effect from 1 November, the target date for the completion of the adviser transfer.

08:57

Canada Life enhances group protection insurance

Insurer says enhancements are “a further example of our investment in employee health”.

From Your Industry| Sep 23, 2014

Royal London hires protection proposition leader

New appointment joins from similar role at Capita.

Sep 19, 2014

Protection comparison software to tackle difficulties

UnderwriteMe boss claims adoption of his softwawre by insurers should make buying process easier.

Sep 17, 2014

Openwork buys Metlife’s 930-strong protection network

Network set to should complete transfer of self-employed sales advisers and MetLife staff by start of November.

Sep 10, 2014

A fifth of over 50s expect to sell home to fund care

Provider suggests innovation in retirement income solutions will be needed to close care gap.

Analysis & Opinion
‘Advised products not part of workplace protection solution’

Interview| Sep 26, 2014

‘Advised products not part of workplace protection solution’

Insurers should be making the most of the opportunity presented by conversations about automatic enrolment, says LV.

Ten unlikely protection sales aids

Sep 24, 2014 |

Ten unlikely protection sales aids

In addition to much of the information provided by insurers there is another world of supplementary data out there.

Friendly societies

Sep 24, 2014

Friendly societies

‘Holloway’ contracts are still available, but friendly societies are now developing 21st century products, Sam Barrett reports.

More on Protection Products
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. Critical condition: Mitigating the cost
    Sep 24, 2014

    Critical condition: Mitigating the cost

    Critical illness cover can help prevent the financial consequences of coming down with a debilitating condition, Julia Faurschou examines what is...

  2. Exeter Friendly updates underwriting technology
    Sep 05, 2014

    Exeter Friendly updates underwriting technology

    New system enables immediate underwriting decisions.

  3. Zurich extends critical illness maximum
    Sep 05, 2014

    Zurich extends critical illness maximum

    Move made on the back of adviser and customer demand, as mortgage terms increase.

  4. Pru protection brand profit boost after single-tie shift
    Sep 03, 2014

    Pru protection brand profit boost after single-tie shift

    Overall premiums and revenue up by 14 per cent to £480.5m.

  5. Apps could monitor clients and dictate premiums
    Sep 02, 2014

    Apps could monitor clients and dictate premiums

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

  6. Three-quarters of families now have no protection
    Aug 29, 2014

    Three-quarters of families now have no protection

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

  7. 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

  8. Aug 28, 2014

    Advisers not up to date enough on protection planning cover

    IFAs need to update their knowledge of protection planning

  9. Care funders plan spending spree to force state to step in
    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.

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