LV= has signed up to Synaptic's Multi-Benefit quoting service, enabling advisers to compare its multi-benefit and single benefit products and share the most suitable protection product with its clients.
Shepherds Friendly paid 97% of income protection claims during 2016.
Fintech company Certua is intending to launch into market in 2017 with a 'robo-life insurance' product.
Royal London has improved online service for its Personal and Business Menu plan propositions.
A view from Aegon's customer and consumer panel has revealed that four out of five (83%) people who purchased protection policies were unaware that providers publish this information.
Cirencester Friendly has released its 127th Annual Report and Accounts, which reveals 'accelerated' growth during 2016, with income, assets and Membership all increasing.
Fiona Murphy asks Debbie Kennedy, group head of protection strategy at Royal London, ten rapid fire questions on the launch of Diabetes Life Cover.
Royal London has launched its long-awaited life cover for people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
Health-tech company, Tictrac, has teamed up with Munich Re to launch Wellgage, an intuitive health engagement platform which empowers people to live healthier lives through artificial intelligence and the thoughtful use of data.
VitalityLife paid 99% of Life claims, 93% of Serious Illness claims and 94% of Income Protection claims in 2016. In total, 807 claims were paid across all products.
LV= has introduced an early payment of up to £10,000 for death claims on all life products which can be paid to bereaved families within 24 hours.
British Friendly has appointed Julie Greenwood as distribution director.
The Exeter has entered the life insurance market with a policy for people with type 2 diabetes or a high body mass index (BMI).
LV= paid out 94% of all new individual protection claims during 2016 totalling close to £77 million over the year - more than it has paid in any other year.
Gen Re has reported sales increases for most protection policies with income protection showing the strongest levels of growth while guaranteed whole of life plans have struggled.
Holloway Friendly has called for the protection industry to agree and adopt a standard approach to publishing claims statistics.
Legal & General has released data showing the amount paid out on its individual protection products in 2016.
British Friendly has launched an app that gives members access to the free healthcare services available through the Mutual Benefits programme.
Deepak Jobanputra discusses how advisers can protect their clients in the event of multiple cancer diagnoses.
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Specialist armed forces intermediary, Insignia Underwriting, has launched a bespoke online protection portal for military personnel and their families.
Legal & General has upgraded its intermediary case management system Online Protection Connect (OLPC) in a bid to streamline protection applications.
Vitality today announces a partnership with Ellie Simmonds OBE, five times Paralympic gold medallist and British swimmer, who takes on the role of Vitality Ambassador.
Aegon UK has launched a key person replacement service, which helps business owners recruit a new employee in the event that a key member of staff should die or suffer a critical illness, for business protection customers.