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Latest News

Feb 25, 2015

Aviva pushes for IP to form part of mortgages package

Provider’s income protection product manager says protection must become part of mortgage conversation.

Feb 23, 2015

Zurich pays out on 93% of income protection claims

Total protection payout included £63.1m for critical illness, £116m for life claims and £11.8m in income protection.

From Your Industry| Feb 20, 2015

Consolidation essential for mutual survival

Firm’s chief executive ready for acquisitions and expansion of product range in coming months.

From Your Industry| Feb 19, 2015

Aegon cites ‘culture’ clash as it rejects advice expansion

Life and pensions boss admits firm has come a long way in the last five years.

From Pensions| Feb 19, 2015

Aegon non-advised platform to be offered through advisers

Aegon’s underlying earnings before tax were up 37 per cent to £22m in final months of 2014.

Feb 16, 2015

F&TRC updates research tool to include business protection

Advisers will now be able to run both business protection and relevant life product comparisons.

Analysis & Opinion
Boosting protection sales

Feb 23, 2015

Boosting protection sales

While the industry knows the importance of its products, this message hasn’t got through to consumers. Sam Barrett reports.

10 key points about selling income protection today

Feb 19, 2015 |

10 key points about selling income protection today

Comprehensive long-term protection product isn’t going to be within every client’s budget.

Treasury ‘door is open’ for law change to boost protection

Interview| Feb 13, 2015

Treasury ‘door is open’ for law change to boost protection

A tax rebate for SMEs would be best way to increase take-up of group income protection, says Unum.

Recent Articles
  1. ABI data claim protection could save government £300m
    Feb 13, 2015

    ABI data claim protection could save government £300m

    ABI asks think-tank to estimate potential savings to government with a greater use of income protection insurance.

  2. Feb 12, 2015

    Protection industry needs to lift its game

    There’s plenty insurers can do to improve the nation’s woeful lack of protection take-up

  3. Ageas profits up despite retail inflow slump
    From Your Industry| Feb 12, 2015

    Ageas profits up despite retail inflow slump

    Protection premiums up over the period when Ageas Protect arm was sold to AIG.

  4. LifeSearch launches income protection promise
    Feb 10, 2015

    LifeSearch launches income protection promise

    Pledge to customers seeking best family insurance

  5. Exeter Family make trio of income protection upgrades
    Feb 10, 2015

    Exeter Family make trio of income protection upgrades

    Distribution director calls member benefits “simple but significant”.

  6. British Friendly pays over 96% of IP claims since 2009
    Feb 10, 2015

    British Friendly pays over 96% of IP claims since 2009

    Disclosure makes it the first insurer to publish five-year income protection claims statistics.

  7. ABI lobbying for welfare reforms to boost protection
    Feb 09, 2015

    ABI lobbying for welfare reforms to boost protection

    Zurich’s Nick Homer and others have raised the issue of tax incentives to boost workplace provision.

  8. Protection adviser pledges ‘own occupation’ only
    Feb 09, 2015

    Protection adviser pledges ‘own occupation’ only

    More than 90 per cent of all IP claims are paid in the UK, however public perception is that the number is much lower.

  9. Zurich demands tax incentives for protection
    Interview| Feb 06, 2015

    Zurich demands tax incentives for protection

    Zurich’s Nick Homer talks about how the state must ensure employers and employees are not penalised.

  10. Guide to Group Income Protection
    From Training| Feb 05, 2015

    Guide to Group Income Protection

    Getting people back to work is a top priority of employers.

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