RedArc's Christine Husbands highlights the extra support available to policyholders relying on the National Health Service at times of need
Getting a foot on the housing ladder later, higher house prices and ability to borrow for longer forcing people to pay mortgage into retirement years
Insurer goes beyond Protection Distributors Group's (PDG) call for £5,000 of a claim for funeral costs
'Start from yes' philosophy at heart of critical illness policy
Changes ensure the insurer "once again features as one of the top critical illness providers," says Alan Lakey
COVER editor gets philosophical about life, death and protection advice
Capped premiums and tailored fast track application process for people with diabetes struggling to get cover
Nurses available at point of claim through insurer's HALO customer services proposition
Additional flexibility in the event of claim and improved pricing for all occupation classes for income protection
Customers don't care about medical definitions, they just want to know they are covered
Individual life and life plus critical illness products now available on SolutionBuilder
Pancreatitis is an ever-growing problem in the UK - the acute version at least - with strong links to alcohol for those in their mid-life, underwriter Fergus Bescoby explores
Serious illness or income protection policyholders can claim via specialist nurses rather than completing forms following pilot
Comments from ABI, CII, advisers and provider following Financial Conduct Authority's call for better access to insurance for pre-existing medical conditions
Old Mutual Wealth's Paul Roberts explores how insurers can reinstate or continue cover following a critical illness claim
Fifth admit household would not be financially safe without main income
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Difficult-to-diagnose critical illnesses such as lupus can take years to confirm and misdiagnosis is common. How can we as an industry help ensure claims are paid?
Swiss Re inputs to OTS consultation and calls for tax exemptions for employers taking out group life assurance (GLA) - should be "extended to include relevant life"
Scott Cadger, head of claims and underwriting strategy at Scottish Widows, examines the importance of having a financial safety net in place
Kirsty Cooper has been appointed as the insurance and pensions champion for the government's expanded dormant assets scheme
At what point, asks RedArc's Christine Husbands, does post-traumatic stress become post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD)?
He joins from Aviva UK where he was managing director of its 'Heritage' closed book
Recovery Support Benefit paid to members as part of income protection Mutual Benefits programme