Closure of whole of life offering has seen shift towards term assurance, but income protection offers growth opportunity
Four protection distributors with 60 adviser firms join 'test and learn' process before full market roll-out in six weeks
Gary Burchett, protection director at Scottish Widows, on heart disease and the 35th anniversary of critical illness cover
Insurer goes beyond Protection Distributors Group's (PDG) call for £5,000 of a claim for funeral costs
Capped premiums and tailored fast track application process for people with diabetes struggling to get cover
He joins from Aviva UK where he was managing director of its 'Heritage' closed book
Overall increase of 21.1% for critical illness - highest level of growth since 2012
Above industry average figures for both critical illness and life paid claims
Gryphon Group Holdings targets protection disruption by removing exclusions for critical Illness and terminal illness
AIG Life will be sole provider of British Seniors life insurance as part of three-year partnership
Johnny Timpson holds forth on bereavement benefits, cohabiting inequalities and the upcoming Supreme Court case in Belfast
The Exchange indicates 'record-breaking quarter' for critical illness, life, income protection and multi benefit products for first three months of 2018
In her second of two articles, Ruth Gilbert argues a combined industry effort would improve pay-out times for life cover claimants
Paid life claims reached 99% and mental health most common reason for IP pay-out
The firm dished out a total of £636m across life, CIC, terminal illness and income protection
Firm pays 98% of life and 94% of CIC claims
94.6% of critical illness claims paid in 2017 by wealth manager
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has sought to provide clarity regarding any potential confusion over the products advisers should recommend to clients to cover a decreasing loan or mortgage.
As the protection landscape changes, Deepak Jobanputra investigates how whole of life cover is becoming more of a necessity
Fiona Murphy finds a ‘vibrant' and ‘growing' whole-of-life market compared with its term assurance sister
The number of people living with diabetes in the UK exceeded the 4 million mark for the first time this year. Future Proof CEO David Mead shares case studies of arranging life cover for diabetes.
Less than half (48%) of homeowners have a policy and four in five renting households do not have life insurance, and research by Aviva has found.
Vitality has seen a 16% rise in profits to £42.8m for its life and health insurance businesses, while combined new business sales declined 2% to £105m in the 12 months to June 2015.
The #LiveLifeProtectIt campaign has launched to encourage consumers to save for a rainy day or take out protection insurance.