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From Pensions| 08:55

Aviva’s Friends Life takeover on track as profits leap

The two insurers, set to merge, have reported profits were up in 2014.

From Your Industry| Mar 03, 2015

Transact in full investment-linked protection launch

Platform has retrained 150 staff to cope with questions from clients on new drawdown rules from April.

Mar 03, 2015

Simplybiz tells members to use CIExpert protection tool

Members urged to use the service, although it will not be compulsory for those not specialising in protection.

Mar 03, 2015

Aegon pays over 90% of life, CI and IP claims

Cancer was the most common reason for claiming critical illness.

Mar 03, 2015

Protection portals cite campaign success as enquiries rise

Towards the end of 2014 adviser quote portals iPipeline and Iress’ The Exchange saw a notable rise in enquiries.

Mar 02, 2015

F&TRC updates protection claims data resource

Research firm says advisers can now review collective claims data up to the end of 2013.

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. Aviva pushes for IP to form part of mortgages package
    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.

  2. Zurich pays out on 93% of income protection claims
    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.

  3. Consolidation essential for mutual survival
    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.

  4. Aegon cites ‘culture’ clash as it rejects advice expansion
    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.

  5. Aegon non-advised platform to be offered through advisers
    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.

  6. F&TRC updates research tool to include business protection
    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. LifeSearch launches income protection promise
    Feb 10, 2015

    LifeSearch launches income protection promise

    Pledge to customers seeking best family insurance

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