Friends Life will be raising awareness of how businesses support employees who have cancer at a conference attended by NHS staff.
We saw a lot of changes to critical illness (CI) products last year. Do you think these changes presented a meaningful difference, or was it a case of change for change's sake?
Friends Life has raised £140,000 for the Lister Macmillan Cancer Centre which will go towards initiatives including a welfare benefits advice service.
Insurer Zurich paid out on 94% of its critical illness policy claims last year, up from 90% in 2012, latest statistics show.
Aviva has released previously unseen figures from its critical illness (CI), income protection (IP) and private medical insurance (PMI) claims statistics.
If you were designing a product for covering the need for health intervention and prompt appropriate treatment would it look like a classic corporate PMI insurance?
In ‘an increasing trend towards severity-based critical illness cover' nearly 60% of critical illness policies now offer severity-based cover.
Group CI has seen steady growth in the past year or so, but why? Nicola Culley investigates and assesses whether the increase is sustainable.
CIExpert has hailed LV='s upgrade to its critical illness (CI) plans as the first serious attempt at a hybrid approach between traditional CI and severity-based payments.
Scottish Widows has published details of its life and critical illness (CI) claims with an average of nearly £4 million paid out every week during 2012.
CIExpert has analyses recent changes to Bright grey's critical illness definitions and approved of the insurers clarification of definitions.
Critical illness heart attack definitions are under scrutiny as medical advances redefine the condition, as Joan Coverson explains the main conditions covered under CI policies in the UK have been subject to standardised definitions, determined by the...
Adviser opportunities in the development of flex benefits systems for smaller employees are set to further encourage growing group critical illness (group CI) sales, Aviva has said.
Friends Life increased critical illness payouts by £33million in 2012, paying nearly 90% of claims
Critical illness insurance database CIExpert has released an analysis of Legal & General's alterations to its critical illness products.
Scottish Provident paid out 93% of all critical illness claims in 2012.
A rehabilitation case management firm has expanded its immediate medical assessment (IMA) service for insurers and solicitors to deliver benefits.
Ensuring the right diagnosis for a medical condition will be crucial for employee health and employer private medical insurance costs, Canada Life has said.
Friends Life has announced enhancements to its Group Critical Illness proposition.
In the fourth of a series of articles exploring the finer points of critical illness protection, CIExpert's Alan Lakey investigates heart conditions.
Group risk advisers should take advantage of the "perfect" business opportunity created by auto-enrolment with the phase-in now underway, Canada life has said.
The aging workforce is causing a tightening in insurer group terms, a group risk specialist has said.
Some of the categories were very tight for this year's COVER awards. Others were new entrants to some categories; particularly notable in the healthcare sector.
Canada Life's sales and marketing director, Paul Avis on his firms award.