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.
Industry figures have said that the Association of British Insurers (ABI) Statement of Best Practice for Critical lllness Cover consultation has not yet involved intermediaries in a meaningful way as media reports have indicated that proposals currently...
Ian Sawyer, managing director of Assured Futures, puts forward some controversial views on the relevance of critical illness cover compared to income protection.
Aegon has reported that critical illness claims due to skin cancer have nearly halved since 2010.
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What would you rate as the most important product feature of critical illness cover to your clients?
Network In Partnership has made CIExpert's analysis service available for its members.
Alan Lakey discusses Financial Ombudsman (FOS) complaints in relation to protection.
CIXpert reviews Canada Life's upgrades to to the critical illness component of its CanProtect policies.
To coincide with Stroke Awareness Month in May, Scottish Widows is highlighting the nation's lack of a financial back-up plan should a serious condition like this be diagnosed.
VitalityLife has made three enhancements to its Serious Illness Cover product that the insurer believes will lead to "more claims and, therefore, more pay outs for customers."
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has scrapped housing benefit for young adults aged 18-21 in proposals put forward in parliament on Friday 3rd March.
With three national cancer awareness campaigns taking place in March - Prostate Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and Brain Tumour - Scottish Widows is highlighting the fact that millions of Britons are under-protected should serious illness strike.
Scottish Widows has updated the critical illness definitions for Scottish Widows Protect, COVER can exclusively reveal.
Alan Lakey, director of CIExpert analyses the latest changes from Scottish Widows to its Protect critical illness product.
Alan Lakey defends the publication of claims statistics and argues that insurers should go much further.
Zurich has reported a 20% increase in applications for critical illness policies during the first 9 months of 2016, with over 30,000 new policies sold during this period.