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.
Cirencester Friendly has released its 127th Annual Report and Accounts, which reveals 'accelerated' growth during 2016, with income, assets and Membership all increasing.
British Friendly has appointed Julie Greenwood as distribution director.
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.
British Friendly has launched an app that gives members access to the free healthcare services available through the Mutual Benefits programme.
iPipeline has integrated its SolutionBuilder quote and apply portal with 360 Dotnet's client management system, 360 Lifecycle.
Now that the dust has settled after the consultations on the Green Paper and the new single financial guidance body (SFGB) it is time to look forward to how we can make progress towards making the households of the UK resilient in the event of sickness...
The Exeter has revealed that it paid 94% of all income protection claims received during 2016 as it published claimant case studies alongside claims data for the first time.
Friendly society PG Mutual has launched a new logo to "represent the modern 'mutual' it feels a friendly society in 2017 should reflect "
LV= has held talks regarding a merger with fellow mutual Royal London which broke down in recent months, according to reports today.
L&G's Richard Kateley says that advisers should make the protection insurance conversation much more personalised and appealing to clients.
Nearly half (48%) of working women in the UK don't have any form of protection in place according to the findings of Aegon's 'Protection Matters' report.
Synaptic Software has reported a significant increase in protection requests from advisers on its Webline quote portal during January and February compared to the same period last year.
The treatment of income protection in the new Universal Credit (UC) system will create an obstacle to take-up and needs revision, The New Policy Institute has warned.
SAMI Consulting has called for a greater government focus on rehab, good communication and the protection needs of the self-employed in its Green Paper wishlist.
LV= discusses how it would like to see financial resilience top of the agenda for the new Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB).
The Income Protection Task Force is now proposing two new areas for the industry to consider backing as it progresses the Seven Families (7F) project, COVER can exclusively reveal.
British Friendly has introduced a new benefit and rewards programme for both new and existing members.
'Millions of renters are risking eviction and financial hardship' due to lack of protection, according to research from Scottish Widows.
The government must provide additional financial support for disabled people before introducing a lower benefit rate, the Work and Committee has warned.
With 2017 now fully underway, there is a certain buzz in the world of protection, with progressive new initiatives underway and much to look forward to for the year ahead, write Swiss Re's Maxine Udall.
Amanda Curwood, head of tactical projects at protection intermediary LifeSearch, has been living on statutory sick pay for a week to promote the values of income protection and better understand the realities of life on a strict budget. This is the story...
LV= has made improvements to its income protection proposition which the insurer says 'will increase access for consumers and cover even more eventualities.'