Robin Willison has joined the Board of British Friendly as a Non-Executive Director.
Drewberry Insurance has become one of the first UK advisers to attract 1,000 independent 5-star reviews from its clients.
British Friendly has become the first insurer to complete the new Disability Confidence & Awareness training by Disability Rights UK (DRUK).
Despite online sales tools being a simple yet highly effective way to boost business, they still appear to be a largely untapped resource for advisers. VitalityLife's Andy Philo wonders why
Holloway Friendly's Short Term and Purely Income Protection policies will be available on The Right Mortgage Network from mid-June 2017.
Inga Beale, chief executive officer of Lloyd's London has said that despite controlling "70-80% of consumer spending globally", "over a third of women in their late 30s would not be able to survive for 'one month if they lost their regular source of income'....
Advisers who take out IP with LV= between now and 31st August 2017 will get a discount of around 10% depending on their situation for the entire length of the policy.
As part of COVER's 20th Anniversary series, Fiona Murphy talks to Legal & General's Mark Holweger about income protection.
LV= is adding Doctor Services to all personal protection products for new customers at no added cost, in partnership with Square Health.
Royal London paid 97.3% of claims totalling over £331m during 2016, according to the insurer's published claims statistics.
Income protection provider Wiltshire Friendly has now launched Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin for its members.
Karin Lloyd, claims expert and one of the architects of Seven Families, has appeared as a backing singer on a charity single to raise funds for SANE.
Swiss Re's Term and Health Watch 2017 has shown growth across all individual protection products, with income protection showing the highest levels of growth at 9.8%.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has changed its methodology for publishing protection claims stats with income protection claims payments experiencing a decrease compared to the previous way of reporting claims paid.
Royal London has removed the age restrictions for all occupations under its income protection (IP) and Key Person income protection covers.
Paul Harwood is the latest recruit to join the new management team at Holloway Friendly.
Aviva has released its first Individual Protection Claims Report which highlights that it paid out 96.7% of all individual protection claims in 2016.
British Friendly has added Bereavement Benefits to its discretionary Mutual Benefits programme, which is core to its income protection proposition.
LV= has signed up to Synaptic's Multi-Benefit quoting service, enabling advisers to compare its multi-benefit and single benefit products and share the most suitable protection product with its clients.
Shepherds Friendly paid 97% of income protection claims during 2016.
Cirencester Friendly has released its 127th Annual Report and Accounts, which reveals 'accelerated' growth during 2016, with income, assets and Membership all increasing.
British Friendly has appointed Julie Greenwood as distribution director.
Gen Re has reported sales increases for most protection policies with income protection showing the strongest levels of growth while guaranteed whole of life plans have struggled.
British Friendly has launched an app that gives members access to the free healthcare services available through the Mutual Benefits programme.