Overall increase of 21.1% for critical illness - highest level of growth since 2012
People young and old are starting their own businesses, and many are faced with the first ever time they've had to consider their protection needs
Paid life claims reached 99% and mental health most common reason for IP pay-out
The firm dished out a total of £636m across life, CIC, terminal illness and income protection
Stuart Scullion discusses some of the key issues that are facing the UK health sector in the year ahead, including insurance premium tax, third-party relationships and GDPR
Recruiting the right people for the right roles can be tough for any business. Here, recent graduate Chloe Gilbert presents a personal view of promoting careers in insurance and reinsurance to the potential next generation
Former Jelf MD to join in January
Protection product sales have reached a five-year high, with total sales up 1.4% in the third quarter of 2017 and 7% year-on-year, according to data from Equifax Touchstone.
Has the protection sector now reached the stage where complexity is becoming one of the biggest threats to growth? Vicky Churcher urges product providers and advisers to 'keep it simple and straightforward'
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.
Defaqto has released a guide for advisers, sponsored by Aegon, which provides information on business and personal protection for small business owners.
This is the fourth in a series of features highlighting Pacific Life Re's key findings from research on consumers' perceptions of protection claims management.
Aegon has announced an 11% increase in protection sales in its Q4 2016 results, compared to the previous year.
Are The Anderson Principles fit for purpose in the modern age? LifeSearch's Malcolm Robertson sets out the issues in relation to key person cover.
LifeSearch has announced a deal with Scottish Widows that will see a dedicated team of specialist advisers offering business loan protection advice to SME customers through Lloyds Bank's Commercial Banking division.
Speaking at COVER's Adviser Clinic on the relevance of protection insurance today, Scottish Widows' Tom Robinson discusses business protection and how corporate advisers should consider offering it. This is the second part of a video filmed during a presentation...
Speaking at COVER's Adviser Clinic on the relevance of protection insurance today, Scottish Widows' Andy Broadhead discusses key person insurance. This is part one of two filmed during a presentation on business protection.
In the sixth of our series of monthly articles with Scottish Widows, Neil McKenzie talks about...
Legal & General has launched 'Rough Guide to Business Protection' in partnership with publisher Rough Guides, to raise awareness of the many risks UK SMEs face, COVER can exclusively reveal.
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
In the final episode from a series of three videos filmed at COVER and Legal & General's 'Adviser Academy' training session on business protection, Legal & General's Richard Kateley discusses share protection and articles of association.
In the fourth article in the series of monthly articles from Scottish Widows, Helen Dick answers this week's star letter and explains the impact technology will have on underwriting.
In the second of a series of three videos filmed at COVER and Legal & General's 'Adviser Academy' training session on business protection, Stuart Halliwell discusses partnerships advisers should explore.
In the first of a series of three videos filmed at COVER and Legal & General's 'Adviser Academy' training session on business protection, Richard Kateley discusses how to get into the market and the different types of policies available.