Advisers have identified medical conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure and key lifestyle changes as the areas where they would like to see personalised protection products, Ipipeline has found.
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...
Following clients' feedback on The Exchange protection service about how it displays quote results, IRESS has introduced a new filtering ability so advisers are able to view the results they need more effectively.
Ian Sawyer, managing director of Assured Futures, puts forward some controversial views on the relevance of critical illness cover compared to income protection.
Aviva is advancing life cover payments to help families meet funeral costs by increasing the amount it can pay in advance to £11,000.
Allianz Group and LV= have launched a strategic partnership in the UK, creating a general insurance business with over 6 million customers and gross premiums written in excess of £1.7 billion.
Aegon has reported that critical illness claims due to skin cancer have nearly halved since 2010.
The protection market has seen a lot of changes and heard a number of opinions, but what have we learnt? Scottish Widows' Johnny Timpson shares his thoughts on a few important things we've learnt over the past two decades.
Paradigm Protect, the directly authorised protection proposition, has announced a new relationship with funeral plan provider, Golden Charter.
The Right Will and Estate Planning Ltd has launched a referral service for advisers to offer their clients Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Andy Walton, Protection Proposition Director, Mortgage Advice Bureau talks to Fiona Murphy about the 'art of selling protection' and other observations on the protection market.
The SimplyBiz Group will be working with adviser firm Future Proof as a protection referral partner.
Aegon has said it will save advisers and their customers about 'five days of waiting' following improvements made to its back-office systems and underwriting processes.
Aviva has secured an exclusive five-year distribution agreement with Countrywide plc to provide its mortgage and rental customers with protection insurance.
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Drewberry Insurance has launched the UK's first online comparison service for relevant life insurance.
People living with HIV continue to face barriers to accessing both protection and general insurance, despite improvements in availability over the past decade, a major new report from NAT (National AIDS Trust) has warned.
Old Mutual Wealth's Paul Roberts discusses protection claims.
Zurich has partnered with digital mortgage broker Habito, providing life and critical illness protection products for the start-up's customers.
COVER Magazine has revealed the intermediary shortlists for the COVER Excellence Awards 2017 which will be held on Wednesday 4th October 2017 at the Hilton London Bankside.
The Health Claims Forum's latest event saw insurance professionals compete to design a new protection product.
British Friendly has signed up to the Protection Distributor Group's (PDG) funeral payment pledge and paid its first claim under the benefit.
Peter Bayliss, Product Director for Synaptic Software, discusses if this is the case and what it means for the industry.
The history of awareness campaigns in the protection industry is not a long or distinguished one; says Peter Le Beau.