Employee benefits adviser signs up to Group Risk Development trade body
British Friendly has added three new elements to its Mutual Benefits in the shape of 'health MOTs' at no extra cost, power of attorney at no extra cost and discounted travel insurance.
He replaces Lee Lovett, CEO of Ellipse, who stepped down in December.
Insurers offer more than just financial support to cancer sufferers on both a group and individual level. But are they doing enough?
This January, one in five people are looking for a new job, with almost half of them seeking better offers elsewhere. More effective communication of group risk benefits would help recruit and retain staff, research by GRiD has revealed.
Research from Canada Life suggests that renaming 'group' insurance products would make them more easily understandable to employees and therefore more sellable.
The Autumn Budget contained important small print that, depending on whether it gets its act together in 2018, writes Paul Avis, could end up proving a real concern or genuine opportunity for the group life assurance sector
A new report from Zurich has revealed some worrying numbers on the extent of the income protection gap in both the UK and around the world. Gary Shaughnessy takes a closer look at some of the findings
In the second of her two articles, Ruth Gilbert argues the ABI's recent consultation - now extended to 26 January - misses the chance to address the difficulties surrounding terminal illness claims
Protection business to be named Guardian
The accumulated expertise of GIP providers can be leveraged to assist in the implementation of the mental health core and enhanced standards detailed in the Stevenson Farmer report, argues Steven Dean
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has extended the consultation period for its 'Guide to Minimum Standards for Critical Illness Insurance' paper until 26 January 2018.
By 2020, a third of Britain's workforce will be aged over 50 and so, writes Brett Hill, employers and insurers need to evolve and reassess how best to help older staff prolong their careers
Wellbeing expert David Price discusses a range of practical ways employers can set about looking after the mental health of their staff during the seasonal period
Given the lifelong nature of the policies they often require, explains Hendrik Boelens, working with IGOs is a wonderful opportunity for insurers to form a true partnership with their clients
The official supplement of this year's COVER Excellence Awards is available to read now as an eBook.
Stephen Crosbie, protection director of Aegon, talks about winning the Best Individual Life Insurance prize at this year's COVER Excellence Awards.
Lisa Yates, Aviva's intermediary account lead - corporate & business solutions, talks about winning the Best Group Critical Illness prize at this year's COVER Excellence Awards.
Stephanie Hydon, national account manager at iPipeline, talks about winning the Best Technology Provider prize at this year's COVER Excellence Awards.
Jonathan Burton, CEO of Health Shield, talks about winning the Best Cash Plan prize at this year's COVER Excellence Awards.
Watch Karen Woodley, head of sales at The Exeter, introduce you to the insurer's innovative new life cover product Managed Life.
Life expectancy of 20-year-olds starting treatment for HIV has increased by around a decade to age 78 in the EU and North America due to improvements in treatment.
Aviva is the only insurance firm to make this year's Top 100 Employers list, released today by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, Stonewall.
Some 1 in 7 employees had been absent for four weeks or more in the previous 12 months, according to research from Ellipse.