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Apr 21, 2015

Exeter Family pays out 94% of claims

Official statistics for last year also show that injuries and accidents were the top cause of claims.

Apr 17, 2015

Highest number of IP claims due to mental health: L&G

Insurer says average age of a claimant affected by mental health issues is just 41.

Apr 17, 2015

Aviva launches new protection platform

New system features interactive underwriting to speed up client application and adviser commission.

Apr 15, 2015

AIG pays out 90% of CI claims

Insurer increases life insurance claim payouts by 7.8 per cent.

Life Assurance| Apr 13, 2015

Providers eye dual life-long-term protection cover

Innovation will increase the sale of protection, SJP’s divisional director says.

Apr 09, 2015

Friends Life pays out more CI in claims than life

Last year paid £122m in critical illness claims – £1m more than for life claims.

Analysis & Opinion

Apr 23, 2015

Protection tool uncovered

Solutions Builder an efficient way to review clients’ protection needs

DB to DC transfers – a poisoned chalice?

Apr 08, 2015

DB to DC transfers – a poisoned chalice?

FCA to regulate pension transfers as up to 35,000 people a year are estimated to give up a guaranteed income for riskier returns.

10 things you probably don’t know about claims stats

Mar 31, 2015 |

10 things you probably don’t know about claims stats

It’s the spring, which means insurers are busy publishing their claims paid statistics.

Making life cover relevant

Mar 23, 2015

Making life cover relevant

Relevant cover can offer advisers the opportunity to branch into corporate advice. Sam Barrett looks at the policies.

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Guide to Group Income Protection

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

Special Reports

Protection Trends - March 2015

Policies are evolving, use of technology is growing and there is consensus on the need for more state support.

FTAdviser Blog

A new lease of life for employee benefits

Auto-enrolment is a nice example of the state staging a controlled exit from one of its roles in welfare provision.

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.

Recent Articles
  1. A new lease of life for employee benefits
    FTAdviser Blog| Apr 21, 2015

    A new lease of life for employee benefits

    Auto-enrolment is a nice example of the state staging a controlled exit from one of its roles in welfare provision.

  2. Insurers at a crossroads for group risk growth
    Apr 07, 2015

    Insurers at a crossroads for group risk growth

    Industry must choose the way forward amid auto-enrolment opportunities and government spending cut challenges.

  3. Fifth of Seven Families revealed
    Mar 30, 2015

    Fifth of Seven Families revealed

    Stroke victim hoping to get back to work soon with financial and advisory support from campaign.

  4. FCA clamps down on insurance add-ons
    Mar 25, 2015

    FCA clamps down on insurance add-ons

    Ban would apply to opt out boxes for protection cover when taking out a mortgage for instance.

  5. Where the FCA is spending £480m this year
    From Regulation| Mar 24, 2015

    Where the FCA is spending £480m this year

    One thematic review, five new market studies and countless other reviews will occupy the regulator’s time.

  6. Adviser fears over pension advice as FCA sets out reviews
    From Regulation| Mar 24, 2015

    Adviser fears over pension advice as FCA sets out reviews

    Business plan also sets out who will lead the two divisions created within the regulator.

  7. Exeter Friendly adds virtual GP service
    Mar 19, 2015

    Exeter Friendly adds virtual GP service

    The benefit will be available to both existing and new policyholders.

  8. Friends Life widens critical illness cancer cover
    Mar 16, 2015

    Friends Life widens critical illness cancer cover

    Provider clears up wording of conditions.

  9. Task Force adds FSCP member to executive committee
    Mar 12, 2015

    Task Force adds FSCP member to executive committee

    Chairman says new hire will help give the organisation a better consumer focus.

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