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Latest News

May 27, 2016

Sesame announces summer of love for protection

Providers such as Aviva, L&G and Royal London will be delivering sessions in workshops.

May 24, 2016

L&G pays 96% of all protection claims

Statistics show slight falls in life, terminal illness and critical illness claims paid.

From Pensions| May 23, 2016

Aegon’s Jarrett to retire

Duncan Jarrett will leave the company in June, to be replaced by Mark Till.

May 23, 2016

Employee benefits adviser launches protection platform

Employee benefits adviser attempts to remove cost and complexity from traditional group risk market.

May 23, 2016

Aegon aims to speed up protection process

Insurer’s protection director says clients and their advisers are “rightly left frustrated” by delays.

May 18, 2016

MetLife launches accident and hospital protection product

Cover initially only available through selected adviser partners.

Analysis & Opinion
Insurance must become more dynamic

May 27, 2016

Insurance must become more dynamic

Rebrand has helped insurer Vitality Health to focus on providing value for all stakeholders.

Minding your own business

May 20, 2016

Minding your own business

The growth of SMEs is essential to the UK economy. But are these businesses protected should they lose a partner or a key employee, asks Craig...

IPT: Do believe the hike

May 20, 2016

IPT: Do believe the hike

Insurance premium tax has gone up by 66 per cent in less than a year. Craig Rickman investigates how private health providers are coping

More on Protection Products
Adviser Guides

Guide to Unusual Risks Protection

Exploring the protection advice you can give a client with a high risk occupation or life threatening hobbies.

FTAdviser Blog

Canada Life Group Insurance: Number 1

Provider wins accolade for the third consecutive year.

FTAdviser Blog

Gazard on child’s meningitis battle and power of protection

Managing director of Sesame Bankhall Group on why his daughter meningitis battle means he will fight to plug the protection gap.

FTAdviser Blog

From committee to compassion over critical illness

Critical Illness claim definitions – from committee room to a human story

Recent Articles
  1. Guide to Unusual Risks Protection
    From Training| May 19, 2016

    Guide to Unusual Risks Protection

    Exploring the protection advice you can give a client with a high risk occupation or life threatening hobbies.

  2. Almost 5 million renters at risk without adequate cover
    May 18, 2016

    Almost 5 million renters at risk without adequate cover

    Recent housing benefit cuts mean more people would not get their rent paid in full if income fell unexpectedly.

  3. Providers ‘bullish’ on protection after strong Q1
    May 12, 2016

    Providers ‘bullish’ on protection after strong Q1

    Intermediaries increasingly aware of the need for integrating insurance into their propositions.

  4. Royal London life and pensions business grows 52%
    From Pensions| May 12, 2016

    Royal London life and pensions business grows 52%

    Insurance giant says it will concentrate on a non-advised offering to customers who do not use financial advisers.

  5. L&G rehab averts 595 group protection claims
    May 09, 2016

    L&G rehab averts 595 group protection claims

    Return-to-work initiatives in the deferred period saw Legal & General avert 595 group income protection claims in 2015.

  6. Direct to consumer life insurance sales triple
    May 06, 2016

    Direct to consumer life insurance sales triple

    Vast majority of life cover is still sold via intermediaries, with around 1.1 million policies bought through brokers last year.

  7. Cirencester Friendly’s profits grow 5%
    May 06, 2016

    Cirencester Friendly’s profits grow 5%

    Claims statistics remain static at 94 per cent paid.

  8. Adviser’s new tool reveals clients’ protection gap
    May 05, 2016

    Adviser’s new tool reveals clients’ protection gap

    Director at Drewberry Insurance says people who visit our website want more than just a quote or number to call.

  9. Scot Wids pays out over £219m in life and CI claims
    May 04, 2016

    Scot Wids pays out over £219m in life and CI claims

    Insurer hits almost 99 per cent pay out rate for life claims during 2015.

  10. Royal London paid out 98% of claims
    Apr 29, 2016

    Royal London paid out 98% of claims

    Payments of more than £250m were made during 2015, according to Royal London.

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