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Jul 01, 2015

High Court rules against Fos final decisions in fraud case

Defendant ordered to pay back ombudsman award.

From Mortgages| Jun 26, 2015

Stonebridge recruits two new businesses

Northern Irish mortgage and protection firms come under Stonebridge umbrella.

Jun 23, 2015

Call for more employers to offer life assurance

Thirty eight per cent of employees without life protection admitted that they had not given much thought to putting this cover in place.

Jun 23, 2015

L&G pays out over 90% of all protection claims

Insurer says it paid out an average of £1.4m every day in 2014.

Jun 22, 2015

CII sees increase in delegated authority exam

FCA’s strong stance has created need for understanding underwriting.

Jun 18, 2015

Scottish Widows pays out £190m in life and CI claims

Insurer pays out £1.9bn in protection claims in the last 15 years.

Analysis & Opinion

Interview| Jul 01, 2015

Keeping it simple

SunLife’s new protection director Mark Jones says that being direct to consumer means products are straightforward and affordable

Gospel of James

Jeff Prestridge| Jul 01, 2015

Gospel of James

IP and critical illness cover may not be the sexiest products on the market, but the facts speak for themselves. Just ask James Lindon-Travers

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Immediate Needs Annuities

Social care for the elderly in the UK is means-tested.

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 Family Income Benefit

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

Adviser Guides

Guide to Group Income Protection

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

Recent Articles
  1. Interview| Jun 26, 2015

    Firing Line: Chris Horlick

    Melanie Tringham talks to the healthcare distribution director of Axa PPP about the future.

  2. Income protection: Protecting wealth
    Jun 24, 2015

    Income protection: Protecting wealth

    It is one of the simplest forms of insurance, but income protection continues to be undersold. Charlotte Richards analyses how the market is...

  3. Long-term care advice
    Jun 23, 2015

    Long-term care advice

    Care funding advice is essential at retirement, Sam Barrett explains.

  4. Jun 18, 2015

    Fracture cover breaks new ground

    Launch pad

  5. Intrinsic updates protection panel
    Jun 16, 2015

    Intrinsic updates protection panel

    Legal & General added to panel following analysis from three independent research houses.

  6. Aviva reveals where 1,500 heads will roll
    Jun 16, 2015

    Aviva reveals where 1,500 heads will roll

    Insurance giant expects to save about £225m a year by the end of 2017 as a result of the Friends Life acquisition.

  7. Health insurance launches push technology forward
    Jun 15, 2015

    Health insurance launches push technology forward

    Separate initiatives aim to speed up claims process and give 24-hour access to medial professionals.

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