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ABI proposes income protection workplace reforms

Almost two thirds of families would lose a third of income if the main earner could no longer work.

From Your Industry| Oct 20, 2014

Aegon launches protection policy to meet IHT gap

Whole of life policy developed in response to research showing lack of cover.

Oct 16, 2014

IP and CI non-existent for HIV-positive people

No major providers contacted would provide income protection or critical illness cover to those with the condition

Oct 01, 2014

Zurich extends distribution capacity with Openwork

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

Oct 01, 2014

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.

Analysis & Opinion
Bridging the CIC protection gap

Oct 09, 2014

Bridging the CIC protection gap

We should act to remedy the fact that too few people are taking out critical illness cover

‘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.

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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.

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. Friendly societies
    Sep 24, 2014

    Friendly societies

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

  2. 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...

  3. Protection comparison software to tackle difficulties
    Sep 19, 2014

    Protection comparison software to tackle difficulties

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

  4. Openwork buys Metlife’s 930-strong protection network
    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.

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

  6. Exeter Friendly updates underwriting technology
    Sep 05, 2014

    Exeter Friendly updates underwriting technology

    New system enables immediate underwriting decisions.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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