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Latest News

Sep 03, 2015

Unum protection claims stats reveal gender disparity

Men are one-and-a-half times more likely to have income protection than women, according to annual claims statements.

Sep 02, 2015

Insurers struggling with Solvency II compliance

Many concerned about timelines for additional requirements

Sep 01, 2015

Friends Life offers 24 hour carer support service

Qualified counsellors will be made available to carers who take out protection cover.

From Your Industry| Sep 01, 2015

Stonebridge in ‘numerous talks’ about building up network

Network’s managing director says he has “ambitious plans”.

Aug 24, 2015

Providers urge advisers to help close protection gap

Research finds over 40 per cent of workers think they would last less than three months before running into financial difficulties.

Aug 24, 2015

Canada Life re-enters individual life market with four plans

New product range will initially only be available via Lifesearch.

Analysis & Opinion
10 things you must know to advise those facing care

From Pensions| Aug 27, 2015 |

10 things you must know to advise those facing care

Small print and themes in the Care Act are likely to have an impact on care fees planning.

NHS concerns

Aug 21, 2015

NHS concerns

More people are now going private, with medical insurers trying to satisfy this new demand. Sam Barrett assesses the options.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Income Protection with Medical Assistance

This guide will explore the different sort of medical assistance bolt-ons you will find attached to income protection policies these days.

Special Reports

Protection Trends - March 2015

Policies are evolving, use of technology is growing and there is consensus on the need for more state support.

FTAdviser Blog

Adding value around the AE opportunity

The Pension Regulator’s latest figures show where advisers can be of most use to smaller employers.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Immediate Needs Annuities

Social care for the elderly in the UK is means-tested.

FTAdviser Blog

Time for insurance to move into the future

The protection gap for mortality insurance in the UK alone is well over £2,000bn

Adviser Guides

Guide to Family Income Benefit

Family income benefit is a type of life insurance that many feel does not get enough air time.

FTAdviser Blog

Taylor Swift is a lesson for us all

Global mortality underinsurance runs to around £13,500bn - that is a lot of new business waiting for the right company to crack the market.

Recent Articles
  1. Adding value around the AE opportunity
    FTAdviser BlogonPensions| Sep 03, 2015

    Adding value around the AE opportunity

    The Pension Regulator’s latest figures show where advisers can be of most use to smaller employers.

  2. 10 protection benefits that show value of advice
    Aug 27, 2015

    10 protection benefits that show value of advice

    Kevin Carr, chief executive of Protection Review, explains benefits even specialist advisers can overlook.

  3. Aug 26, 2015

    Mystery Shopper: Barnet

    Each week the mystery shopper seeks advice from independent and tied advisers in the UK. The aim is to find out whether advisers are delivering the...

  4. Exeter: 70% now benefiting from underwriting technology
    From Your Industry| Aug 21, 2015

    Exeter: 70% now benefiting from underwriting technology

    Provider says new technology has “transformed how customers buy income protection”.

  5. British Friendly hires LV protection boss
    Aug 18, 2015

    British Friendly hires LV protection boss

    New appointment speaks of “ambitious plans” for growth.

  6. Insurance pay-outs jump 11%: ABI
    Aug 17, 2015

    Insurance pay-outs jump 11%: ABI

    Statement of best practice has meant the share of declined claims has steadily fallen, trade body states.

  7. Friends Life updates income benefit calculator
    Aug 14, 2015

    Friends Life updates income benefit calculator

    Aviva claims updates to Friends Life benefit calculator will make it a “positive experience for advisers.”

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