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From Your Industry| May 21, 2015

Advisers need to rework revenue models: Canada Life

As a result of both the indemnity commissions and the renewal commissions, Canada Life say advisers are losing out on revenue.

May 21, 2015

Advisers not pushing protection outcomes

Ex-Bright Grey MD urges advisers to use technology to get consumers talking about protection.

May 18, 2015

Zurich improves critical illness definitions

Firm focuses on improving definitions for the conditions customers are most likely to claim.

May 18, 2015

Aegon makes it easier to claim on protection policies

Protection director says changes will bring the protection business in line with pensions side.

May 14, 2015

Industry sells 1.6m protection policies in 2014

Protection cover among UK citizens remains “woefully low”.

From Pensions| May 12, 2015

Royal London boasts business boost from 6 April

Pension freedoms providing stimulus to sales of individual pension and drawdown facility, bosses claim.

Analysis & Opinion

May 22, 2015

Protection spotlight

Claims statistics: The protection industry has an enviable record on claims payments. But it has failed to result in increased sales, Sam Barrett...

May 20, 2015

Paradigm Protect offers advisers health insurance...

Scheme with ActiveQuote will give advisers 25% commission

AMII’s mixed prognosis

May 07, 2015

AMII’s mixed prognosis

Intermediaries

Buoyed up by three in a boat

Jeff Prestridge| May 07, 2015

Buoyed up by three in a boat

The Clarkes and their dog are proof of the value of the Seven Families IP campaign, but why are the sponsors so quiet?

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Family Income Benefit

Family income benefit is a type of life insurance that many feel does not get enough air time.

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.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Group Income Protection

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

Recent Articles
  1. Guide to Family Income Benefit
    From Training| May 14, 2015

    Guide to Family Income Benefit

    Family income benefit is a type of life insurance that many feel does not get enough air time.

  2. Scottish Widows offloads £5bn offshore arm
    From Your Industry| May 07, 2015

    Scottish Widows offloads £5bn offshore arm

    Acquisition will boost 360’s assets under management by £5bn.

  3. Aviva Investors gets £20bn injection from Friends deal
    From Pensions| May 07, 2015

    Aviva Investors gets £20bn injection from Friends deal

    Aviva sees annuity sales plummet 60 per cent following last year’s Budget changes.

  4. Royal London paid 98% of life cover claims in 2014
    May 06, 2015

    Royal London paid 98% of life cover claims in 2014

    In total over £190m was paid out for life and critical illness claims last year.

  5. Cirencester Friendly pays out 94% of claims
    May 05, 2015

    Cirencester Friendly pays out 94% of claims

    Cirencester Friendly reports solid growth in its 125th year of providing income protection.

  6. Network sees surge in protection business
    From Mortgages| May 01, 2015

    Network sees surge in protection business

    Mortgage and insurance network reports continued growth in protection activity and commission levels.

  7. Apr 29, 2015

    Mystery Shopper: Loughborough

    Each week the mystery shopper seeks advice from independent and tied advisers in the UK. The aim is to find out whether advisers are delivering the...

  8. 10 important things to know about critical illness cover
    Apr 28, 2015

    10 important things to know about critical illness cover

    Product providers have radically developed their offerings in recent years.

  9. Wesleyan launches new personal income protection plan
    Apr 28, 2015

    Wesleyan launches new personal income protection plan

    New product is designed to support professional policyholders throughout their career.

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