Fiona Murphy asks Debbie Kennedy, group head of protection strategy at Royal London, ten rapid fire questions on the launch of Diabetes Life Cover.
Roundtable part one: How worried should insurers be about digital disruption amid the legacy systems challenge?
COVER magazine recently hosted a roundtable on digital disruption with Atos - here is part one.
COVER recently hosted a challenging roundtable sponsored by Atos called 'Handling insurance industry disruptors: strategies to win and engaging millennials'.
Health cash plans have become the second most popular employee benefit according to the 2017 Willis Towers Watson Employee Benefits and Wellbeing Index. Fiona Murphy looks at why this is the case compared to its sister PMI market.
New disruptive insurer Lemonade says it can pay claims in just 3 seconds. Kevin Carr takes a closer look at whether this approach could work in the UK protection market.
Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a further £2bn for social care funding as well as a Green Paper on social care. Fiona Murphy rounds up post-budget views from financial services.
Ensuring value for money in the world of employee benefits is inherently important to employers, and will become increasingly so now the government has changed its approach on salary sacrifice. Making the most of the benefits already in place is going...
The government is set to introduce a tiered structure for probate fees as high as £20k based on the value of the deceased's estate and is investigating whether life insurance policies in trust should be bought forward to pay fees.
LV= discusses how it would like to see financial resilience top of the agenda for the new Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB).
There has never been a more exciting time in the evolution of Workplace Savings and Benefit platforms writes F&TRC's Jason Green.
Pacific Life Re has conducted on-going research into consumer attitudes towards purchasing life insurance. Here is a snapshot, in the final of a series of articles for COVER, of what the research uncovered.
Vitality Life's Fergus Bescoby describes the underwriting implications of Occupational Skin Disorder.
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.
Redmayne Consulting's Nigel Bradshaw takes an in depth look at underwriting criteria on the major quote portals and asks where the underwriting journey is going next.
Tim Malbon discusses the possibilities for healthcare and health insurance.
Fiona Murphy analyses how the restriction of salary sacrifice tax-free benefits will affect employee benefits.
Do you recommend cover that gives more than a financial payout?
Eoin Lyons examines the growth of income protection sales this year.
The UK Group Risk market - more employees and premiums, but still too few employers writes Paul Avis.
Torquil McLusky explains the importance of understanding statistics properly, and using the information gleened responsibly
How a society treats its disabled and sick workers is increasingly an economic as well as a social issue. So it is encouraging to see the Government start to address both with its recent Green paper on 'Improving Lives, writes Huw Evans, director general...
COVER Magazine has produced an interactive ebook looking back at the progress of the Seven Families initiative.
In the fifth of our series of monthly articles with Scottish Widows, LifeTalk's Philip Calvert explains the value of social networking sites in building businesses