Breast cancer sufferer, Carole Scott, says her critical illness policy has provided 'peace of mind' and helped her cope at a time when she 'couldn't think or function'
'World-first solution' to protect against rising costs of later life
Two new adult conditions, three for children and kids age limit increased
Upgrades "reinforce Aviva's position as a market leader," says Alan Lakey
Designed to help intermediaries comply with IDD
Insurers' critical illness definitions scored and incidence data sourced
Those caring for children and older relatives are under financial strain, research finds
Nine in 10 do not have income protection, says the Cost of Resilience Report
Alan Lakey is 'impressed by the two policies which offers flexibility to match individual needs' which 'compete strongly with other top quality policies'
Policy available as two options revealed as part of protection platform launch
Signature-free service offers instant cover online, real-time updates and immediate alerts from third parties
Instead of 'deckchair shifting', the ABI should tidy up confusion around critical illness condition definitions
Heart conditions are 'second biggest cause of life insurance claims after cancer'
Insurers should do more to assist families under strain following diagnosis, says nurse service
Story of Max Brett gets coverage in The Times, Daily Mail and on ITV's Lorraine show
'Adjustments' made following feedback from distribution partners ahead of launch next week
Insurers have competed to improve payment conditions, ages covered and specific conditions for children over the years
Majority of people would prefer monthly income to lump sum, says survey
Vaping carries health risk but not as harmful as smoking
Life and critical insurance available to customers
Sepsis deaths rise a third in two years
Scottish Widows' Johnny Timpson reviews the 35 years since critical illness cover was introduced
Protection firm recently raised £180m
Why children's critical illness cover is essential