Employers should encourage staff to take more responsibility for their health and wellbeing to ensure they are fit to enjoy retirement, and able to work for as long as they like, writes AXA PPP's Nick Jeal.
Aviva has announced that business protection is now available for advisers' clients using the personal protection product, Life Insurance Options.
SMEs are nearly three times as likely to ask friends or family for advice when setting up their business than consult a financial adviser, research from Aviva has found.
Legal & General (L&G) has launched three CII accredited training videos to explain business protection to advisers.
Legal & General's Richard Kateley urges advisers to first consider their own business protection needs as a starting point before offering plans to clients.
Legal & General has revealed that 40% of small businesses would cease trading within a year of losing a key employee or owner yet 60% do not have business protection in place.
In the second part of a series, John Joe McGinley outlines the key steps to how advisers can develop a vision for their business.
F&TRC has added a range of business protection products to its Quality Analyser adviser research tool including Relevant Life.
Legal & General (L&G) has announced it is to spend £1m on its Relevant Life Plan (RLP) to provide online submissions and allow for online submissions.
SMEs are facing ‘significant business risks' by partnering with suppliers not covered against the loss of a key employee, Zurich has warned.
Disability and non-health-related issues can be a dicey subject for employers, with many not even knowing how to spot them, let alone how to support affected employees. Hannah Uttley investigates
It is not only individuals who need protection; SMEs are vulnerable, too. Steve Casey outlines a lucrative source of business.
There is a rapidly growing industry in self-testing and home diagnostic kits, creating a more informed and ‘health aware' life assurance consumer. Phil Brown asks what are the risks to our industry of potential selective disclosure?
PruProtect has launched a business protection risk calculator as it believes this insurance is becoming a 'core area' for advisers.
Aegon UK has launched a "Price Pledge" campaign, for advisers with large sum assured clients.
Aegon UK has enhanced its business protection proposition by improving its Relevant Life policy.
More than half of companies (55%) would fail if they lost one or more key people to illness, incapacity or death, yet just one in five companies have protection, according to Scottish Widows.
Legal & General has unveiled improvements to its financial underwriting process for high sum assured business and business protection.
Distributors ‘would welcome' new entrants into the protection market to integrate new business processes, research has found.
Aegon UK has announced improvements to the underwriting requirements for both personal and business protection.
The majority of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have no key worker protection in place, despite death of a business owner emerging as the most disruptive potential scenario a business can face.
PruProtect and Ageas, have launched a business protection proposition for First Complete advisers' business clients.
Bright Grey has launched its relevant life plan as a separate product outside its business protection menu.
Businesses across the UK are exposing themselves to serious financial risk through the absence of share protection insurance, according to Legal & General.