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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.

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.

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.

Mar 19, 2015

Exeter Friendly adds virtual GP service

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

Mar 16, 2015

Friends Life widens critical illness cancer cover

Provider clears up wording of conditions.

Mar 12, 2015

Task Force adds FSCP member to executive committee

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

Analysis & Opinion
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.

From Special Report: Trends in Protection - March 2015| Mar 09, 2015

Experts’ post-election protection wish lists

Autoi-enrolment-style ‘soft compulsion’ and tax incentives two key areas where industry would like action.

From Special Report: Trends in Protection - March 2015| Mar 09, 2015

How technology is changing the sector for the better

Those not embracing the trend towards technological integration could quickly be left behind.

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Adviser Guides

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

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. Friends Life launches ‘first protection of its kind’
    Mar 12, 2015

    Friends Life launches ‘first protection of its kind’

    Provider says the product is a UK exclusive and others will be hard pushed to copy it.

  2. Mar 11, 2015

    Shopping for life assurance now baby on way

    Mystery Shopper: Manchester

  3. DNA testing will be protection industry ‘game changer’
    Mar 11, 2015

    DNA testing will be protection industry ‘game changer’

    Industry experts debate potential impact of genomic testing on underwriting process in future.

  4. LV profits slide on enhanced annuities hit
    From Pensions| Mar 11, 2015

    LV profits slide on enhanced annuities hit

    Protection, equity release and heritage businesses helped partially offset Budget impact on annuity volumes.

  5. Protection Trends - March 2015
    From Our Publications| Mar 09, 2015

    Protection Trends - March 2015

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

  6. From Special Report: Trends in Protection - March 2015| Mar 09, 2015

    Protection has evolved, so why aren’t sales surging?

    Shock tactics, not product innovation, is the only way insurance sales will pick up, says Alan Lakey.

  7. LV launches 5% income protection discount
    Mar 09, 2015

    LV launches 5% income protection discount

    Provider said the discount will be automatically applied to all quotes LV offers until 30 April.

  8. LV takes top gongs at protection awards
    Mar 05, 2015

    LV takes top gongs at protection awards

    LifeSearch also announces 12 per cent increase in profit to £5m for the year ending August 2014

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