Vaping carries health risk but not as harmful as smoking
Life and critical insurance available to customers
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
Kirsty Cooper has been appointed as the insurance and pensions champion for the government's expanded dormant assets scheme
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
Johnny Timpson holds forth on bereavement benefits, cohabiting inequalities and the upcoming Supreme Court case in Belfast
Plus offers for whole of life and serious illness cover for children
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
After his firm paid out 24% of life claims early as 'terminal illness' benefits in 2017, Aegon UK's Simon Jacobs helps clarify the policy
Firm pays 98% of life and 94% of CIC claims
94.6% of critical illness claims paid in 2017 by wealth manager
The insurer also paid 93% of critical illness cover claims
Chancellor Philip Hammond has written to the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to request a review of inheritance tax (IHT) with a view to simplifying the current regime.
The government has announced several changes to the eligibility conditions relating to the social fund funeral expenses payments scheme that will take effect from 2 April.
Zurich's Peter Hamilton discusses how insurers and advisers can broach difficult conversations around ageing.
Royal London has been appointed by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks as its partner for Over 50s life cover.
AIG Life has launched an Over Fifties Life Plan with a range of benefits in a bid to aim the traditional direct to consumer offer into a mainstream adviser product, COVER can exclusively reveal.