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Friends Life warns of claims data consequences

Provider level claims reporting risks misleading consumers as headline figures do not give the whole story.

Dec 17, 2014

ABI clarifies partial payments in latest CI code

Additional and partial payments differentiated based on the effect on the sum assured.

Dec 12, 2014

Industry calls for further protection awareness initiatives

Providers see increase in protection sales due to consumer awareness.

From Your Industry| Dec 11, 2014

Advisers back inheritance tax reform: OM Wealth

Survey also finds support for simplified protection products and expectations of further pensions reform in the next parliament.

Dec 09, 2014

Employees unaware of workplace benefits: Friends Life

Provider puts onus on employers to help plug at least part of the protection gap.

Nov 27, 2014

Advisers predict protection demand growth: Iress

Only 6 per cent expect to see demand decrease, compared to 22 per cent who foresee a significant increase.

Analysis & Opinion

Dec 12, 2014

Coming out from under-cover

The UK protection industry has come a long way in 30 years – and it has some way still to go. The unspectacular year the industry has just seen...

Income protection and welfare reform

Nov 24, 2014

Income protection and welfare reform

Sam Barrett looks at an ABI report on the role income protection could play in future welfare reform.

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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

Pru’s in and out approach to protection

Prudential needs to be careful: advisers have long memories and don’t like to be caught without protection.

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.

Recent Articles
  1. Old Mutual gives heart to critical illness cover
    Nov 27, 2014

    Old Mutual gives heart to critical illness cover

    Range of cover has been extended from 56 to 65 illnesses.

  2. Friends Life denies ‘snooping’ on all protection claimants
    Nov 26, 2014

    Friends Life denies ‘snooping’ on all protection claimants

    Insurer denies claims that it requires full online checks on every claim or waiver of premium.

  3. New protection comparison service from F&TRC
    Nov 25, 2014

    New protection comparison service from F&TRC

    Advisers will be able to compare and contrast more easily

  4. Seven Families bids to make IP freely available
    Nov 24, 2014

    Seven Families bids to make IP freely available

    Charity-backed campaign unveils more case studies.

  5. Rebranded VitalityLife claims rivals should follow lead
    Nov 20, 2014

    Rebranded VitalityLife claims rivals should follow lead

    Boss says “it is hard for me to say what our competitors are going to do.”

  6. Insurers highlight increased longevity issues
    Life Assurance| Nov 20, 2014

    Insurers highlight increased longevity issues

    Official statistics show life expectancy for those aged 65 has increased by almost two years over the last decade.

  7. Post-Pru Vitality launches three new products
    Nov 20, 2014

    Post-Pru Vitality launches three new products

    New products include a short-term income protection product, care cover and combined life and mortgage incapacity cover.

  8. Austerity, the welfare state and protection insurance
    Nov 18, 2014

    Austerity, the welfare state and protection insurance

    No doubt the next six months will see a range of confusions over who will do what and how.

  9. Canada Life Group latest to pledge Seven Families support
    Nov 17, 2014

    Canada Life Group latest to pledge Seven Families support

    Insurer now one of the twenty sponsors providing funding to support initiative.

  10. Reliance launches ‘two-in-one’ online protection product
    Nov 17, 2014

    Reliance launches ‘two-in-one’ online protection product

    Provider claims its new insurance plan is the first of its kind to offer ‘two covers in one’ online.

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