Fiona Murphy talks to Meg Kirby, the founder of Legacare, which provides legal advice to patients with terminal or life-threatening illnesses
Scottish Widows' Johnny Timpson explains the significance of recent research from Macmillan Cancer Support and why the need for critical illness cover is becoming increasingly strong.
International report finds access to breast cancer drugs across the UK is falling behind other countries - including Germany, France and Canada - with thousands missing out on life-extending treatments.
AIG Life has launched a simple critical illness plan called Key 3 which incorporates just three conditions - Cancer, Heart Attack and Stroke, writes CIExpert.
Royal London is the next insurer to confirm it will not add critical illness cover to its relevant life policy after conversations with HMRC, COVER can exclusively reveal.
AIG Life has launched Key3, a simpler form of critical illness insurance which pays a lump sum upon diagnosis of one of three key medical conditions - cancer, heart attack or stroke.
Aviva's commitment to its relevant life plan with critical illness cover has not changed despite Legal & General's recent dialogue with HMRC regarding tax treatment of such plans.
Legal & General (L&G) will not add critical illness cover (CIC) to its relevant life plan (RLP) warning it would not be 'compliant with current RLP legislation' and could lead to policyholder detriment after dialogue with HMRC, COVER can exclusively reveal....
NFU Mutual has withdrawn its own protection policies from the market and has partnered with AIG Life to distribute products to customers from 1st August 2016, COVER can exclusively reveal.
Unum has added cancer support to its offering for group critical illness customers.
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Aegon UK has appointed Stephen Crosbie to the role of protection director.
London head office seen 15% staff reduction
CIExpert has analysed Friends Life's latest critical illness saying it has provided a 'riposte' to AIG's challenge to be the top CI provideer.
Friends Life, now part of Aviva, has enhanced its Protect+ critical illness cover with the addition of a market-first benefit called extra care cover.
Aegon has become the first UK protection provider to offer donor cover as part of a critical illness (CI) policy.
CIExpert has revealed that Aegon has made some substantial improvements to its critical illness cover which elevates it higher within the CIExpert comparative tables.
Acquisition adds £200m in assets
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has confirmed that Old Mutual Wealth is returning to membership.
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CIExpert has revealed that Zurich has refreshed its critical illness plans- adding three 100% conditions twenty additional payment conditions.
Legal & General has published claims statistics revealing that the insurer paid out £1.9 million in children's critical illness claims in 2015.
Royal London is urging the government to take further steps towards tackling the obesity epidemic which it believes will not be solved by the sugar tax alone.
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