Zurich has launched a 'selfie' app called FaceQuote which estimates how much life cover someone might need.
Child cover within critical illness plans has assumed a far greater importance in recent years, writes CIExpert's Alan Lakey.
Holloway Friendly has widened its new online underwriting process allowing protection advisers to write both full and short term income protection business in minutes.
COVER magazine is delighted to announce the second year of The Customer Care Awards.
Future Proof shares outcomes from in-depth customer research.
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.
Charles Taylor InsureTech (InsureTech) said it is launching what it claims to be "the world's first" cloud-based life, health and protection core insurance platform.
Legal & General has announced the launch of a rehabilitation support service for customers of its Income Protection Benefit product.
Royal London has developed an electronic signature solution to speed up the payment of claims.
Old Mutual Wealth's Paul Roberts discusses the rise in self-employed and the importance of their protection needs.
Aviva has acquired Irish insurer Friends First for €130m, making Aviva one of the largest composite insurers in Ireland, subject to regulatory approval.
Vitality has launched a reward programme for parkrun volunteers, the insurer has revealed.
There are around 200 days and counting until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDOR) comes into force on 25th May 2018, writes Nick Baker.
After a very successful launch last year The Big Ideas Competition is now back for its second year, aimed at uncovering ideas that will invigorate the life, health insurance and retirement industries.
Traditionally insurers have requested fasting glucose and lipids but we think it's time to forget fasting, writes Square Health's Dr Anne King.
Jan Dryden, director of nursing services at RedArc, has announced her retirement at the end of this year.
iPipeline's SolutionBuilder now features a Risk & Mortgage Protection Report which enables advisers to demonstrate protection needs to their clients during a mortgage sale.
Cura Financial Services has launched a referral service to advisers looking to place impaired lives cases.
F&TRC has launched a comparison service for financial advisers, para-planners and networks who advise clients on critical illness (CI) cover, including research from independent medical experts.
VitalityLife will be providing fully underwritten final decisions online for Type 1 diabetics who have achieved good control of their condition without complications.
AIG Life has launched an Over Fifties Life Plan with a range of benefits in a bid to aim the traditional direct to consumer offer into a mainstream adviser product, COVER can exclusively reveal.
Protection product sales in Q2 2017 rose by 4.9% on the previous quarter, reaching £147.1 million, the highest level in five years, according to analysis from Equifax Touchstone.
The government has consulted on reforms to make it clearer who is eligible for Funeral Payments, which it says will make it easier for people to claim.
DC Life, the medical screening arm of the Doctors Chambers group, has rebranded and will now be part of the Square Health brand.