Scott Cadger runs through the four most common reasons people give for not taking out critical illness cover - and some suggestions on how advisers can offer reassurance on each in conversations with clients
In the first of two articles, Ruth Gilbert argues the ABI's recent consultation on its review of the statement of best practice for critical illness has removed one controversial proposal only to slide in another
Legal & General has made changes to its range of protection plans with the addition of two benefits. Whilst other aspects of their plans remain constant the added benefits will undoubtedly enhance the value of their plans, writes CIExpert
Legal & General has updated its critical illness product by partnering with RedArc to introduce six additional support services for its customers.
Aegon has revealed that the majority of customers making a critical illness (CI) claim are choosing to do so by phone rather than filling in a paper form themselves.
Protection experts have so far responded positively to the Association of British Insurers (ABI)'s public consultation, the Guide to Minimum Standards for Critical Illness insurance.
COVER is hosting a webinar in association with Scottish Widows discussing the big protection trends for advisers to look out for during 2018.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has u-turned on initial proposals for critical illness standards which said that all stage one cancers should be excluded from full payments, COVER can exclusively reveal.
The ABI has today launched a public consultation on changes to its Guide to Minimum Standards for Critical Illness Insurance.
Child cover within critical illness plans has assumed a far greater importance in recent years, writes CIExpert's Alan Lakey.
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.
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.
Royal London has upgraded the cover within its critical illness plans. They have added three new conditions and have enhanced the claims wording for an existing condition, says CIExpert.
Customers will now be able to choose whether to include Total Permanent Disability (TPD) on their critical illness policy, Royal London has confirmed.
To coincide with World Heart Day today (29 September), Scottish Widows is highlighting the nation's lack of financial protection if the unforeseen were to happen.
With one in five parents taking over 12 months unpaid leave to care for their child during cancer treatment, Aviva's Mark Cracknell believes advisers can help families understand the impact that childhood sickness may have on family finances.
Aviva, fresh from its substantial upgrade last November - when it absorbed market-leading Friends Life and introduced tiers of cover - has added further enhancements to its impressively comprehensive plans, writes CIExpert's Alan Lakey.
Aviva has enhanced its Life Insurance+ and Critical Illness+ products by making changes to four definitions which centre on the most common payment areas of heart conditions, strokes and cancers.
Aegon is reminding parents to check their critical illness (CI) policies and has shared information for child CI claims since 2007 in recognition of childhood cancer awareness month.
Ahead of planned 2018 listing
Johnny Timpson suggests four ways to kick off the financial protection conversation in the latest instalment in a series of monthly articles from Scottish Widows.
Munich Re gives its views on the early stage cancer debate as part of the ABI's CI Statement of Best Practice consultation.
As part of COVER's 20th Anniversary series, Fiona Murphy talks to Scottish Widows' Johnny Timpson about the critical illness market.
Aegon paid 95% of individual critical illness (CI) claims in the first half of 2017, maintaining the same level of CI claims that were paid for the whole of 2016.