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From Pensions| Feb 10, 2016

Royal London boss urges Osborne to drop Pension-Isa plans

Call comes as mutual records funds under management growth for last year, backed by strong pensions inflows.

Feb 04, 2016

HMRC won’t comment on protection product

HMRC refuses to step into controversy over Aviva’s market-shaking protection launch.

Feb 04, 2016

Premier Choice supports Seven Families

Protection intermediary supports income protection campaign.

Feb 04, 2016

British Friendly launches auto acceptance system

Advisers can now receive immediate cover for their clients through online application.

Feb 03, 2016

Scot Wids uses National Heart Month to promote protection

Heart-related disorders were the second largest cause of life cover and critical illness claims at Scottish Widows in 2014.

Feb 03, 2016

Aviva claims L&G is wrong to question protection launch

Legal & General to raise with HM Revenue & Customs Aviva’s addition of critical illness to Relevant Life plan.

Analysis & Opinion

Feb 02, 2016

Cover disabled

As only 20% of the UK workforce has any kind of income protection, extending auto-enrolment to this area is something to consider in the longer term

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2016 is open book for protection providers: L&G

Various potential drivers of growth cited by insurers’ head of partnerships.

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Advisers must help take the force of the blow

Technology provider argues more must be done to help close the protection gap.

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Adding value around the AE opportunity

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

Recent Articles
  1. Feb 03, 2016

    Mystery shopper: Bath

    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...

  2. Aviva plans to surprise protection market
    Feb 02, 2016

    Aviva plans to surprise protection market

    Managing director says post-Friends Life integration, the provider is ready to be more “brave”.

  3. Mattioli Woods offsets banking woes with acquisitions
    From Your Industry| Feb 02, 2016

    Mattioli Woods offsets banking woes with acquisitions

    Wealth manager announces latest deal for healthcare and protection firm.

  4. FCA orders director to pay back £13m to insurers
    From Regulation| Feb 01, 2016

    FCA orders director to pay back £13m to insurers

    Case saw the Financial Services Compensation Scheme paying claims totalling £12.7m.

  5. Unum reports surge in group protection sales
    Jan 29, 2016

    Unum reports surge in group protection sales

    Battle for talent sees surge in group protection sales.

  6. Aegon offers 10% off protection policies
    Jan 26, 2016

    Aegon offers 10% off protection policies

    Aegon marks birthday with discounts on protection policies.

  7. Fit for Work boosts group income protection: Jelf
    Jan 26, 2016

    Fit for Work boosts group income protection: Jelf

    Firm says government scheme has been the catalyst for change in the insurance industry.

  8. L&G ramps up protection training programme
    Jan 26, 2016

    L&G ramps up protection training programme

    Provider saw a 40 per cent increase in the number of advisers attending similar training last year.

  9. Aviva aims to transform business protection market
    Jan 25, 2016

    Aviva aims to transform business protection market

    Aviva’s new plan is capable of creating a whole new target audience for critical illness, says adviser.

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