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Latest News

From Mortgages| Jul 28, 2016

Networks caught removing advisers’ permissions

Trade body notices increasingly networks are opting to create specialist panels to enable efficient referrals of protection.

Jul 27, 2016

NFU Mutual switches to selling only AIG Life cover

Existing policies will stay in force, but mutual plans to contact existing customers to let them know about the new deals.

Life Assurance| Jul 21, 2016

Court ruling means insurers can’t use lies to reject claims

MoneySuperMarket expert explains the impact of ruling on protection industry.

Jul 19, 2016

Aegon starts income protection summer sale

Advisers can access offers directly through Aegon’s online services, or via their preferred portal.

Jul 15, 2016

The Exeter to develop new adviser protection portal

IT overhaul set to begin later this year.

Jul 15, 2016

Brokers could face Fos claims if they ignore protection

Providers and networks warn of future liabilities if insurance is not a documented part of mortgage sales.

Analysis & Opinion

Jeff Prestridge| Jul 27, 2016

A protection black hole

A huge gap in the protection market is partly due to the PPI stigma and partly due to the nature of talking accidents, illness and death

Ten tools to aid the protection sales process

Jul 19, 2016 |

Ten tools to aid the protection sales process

Tools helping clients understand the financial reality of being without protection are a good thing.

Advising on group income protection

Jul 12, 2016 |

Advising on group income protection

Educating corporate clients on group income protection develops further business opportunities.

Don’t leave expats with ill health overseas

Jun 29, 2016 |

Don’t leave expats with ill health overseas

Clients who insist on continuing with their move abroad despite terminal conditions will need all the advice they can get.

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Guide to protection awareness

Bridging the protection gap is an urgent issue that needs to be addressed.

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Working wonders for employee wellbeing

Employees assistance can help prevent wellbeing concerns becoming bigger issues.

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Guide to Unusual Risks Protection

Exploring the protection advice you can give a client with a high risk occupation or life threatening hobbies.

FTAdviser Blog

Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

FTAdviser Blog

Gazard on child’s meningitis battle and power of protection

Managing director of Sesame Bankhall Group on why his daughter meningitis battle means he will fight to plug the protection gap.

Recent Articles
  1. Brokers shun protection as relationship hits rocks
    From Mortgages| Jul 14, 2016

    Brokers shun protection as relationship hits rocks

    Research reveals many brokers dismiss protection sales as not worth their time or effort.

  2. AIG and Royal London scoop top protection ratings
    Jul 14, 2016

    AIG and Royal London scoop top protection ratings

    Fact sheets on all providers’ propositions now available.

  3. ABI under fire for failing to push protection dashboard
    Jul 13, 2016

    ABI under fire for failing to push protection dashboard

    Trade body claims it is up to individual insurers to decide how best to communicate with their customers.

  4. FCA fines Towergate £2.6m for client money rule breaches
    From Regulation| Jul 13, 2016

    FCA fines Towergate £2.6m for client money rule breaches

    There can be no excuses given these warnings and the stakes involved, says the regulator.

  5. Canada Life managing director dies
    Jul 13, 2016

    Canada Life managing director dies

    Tributes paid to Ian McMullan.

  6. How Brexit could boost protection business
    Jul 12, 2016

    How Brexit could boost protection business

    Post-Brexit uncertainty offers opportunities to advisers to get their clients to remortgage and protect themselves, says Stonebridge Group.

  7. British expats suffer as insurance market contracts
    Insurance| Jul 12, 2016

    British expats suffer as insurance market contracts

    Those living abroad have found it harder to get competitive rates from insurers.

  8. Canada Life launches group insurance website
    Jul 12, 2016

    Canada Life launches group insurance website

    Paul Avis says the new website is aimed at making it easier for advisers, employers and employees to do business with the company.

  9. Two months of free protection offered by The Exeter
    Jul 06, 2016

    Two months of free protection offered by The Exeter

    Offer available to all new applicants and on the full range of income protection plans.

  10. SimplyBiz Mortgages seals PMI referral partnership
    Jul 05, 2016

    SimplyBiz Mortgages seals PMI referral partnership

    Proposition will include both initial and renewal commission.

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