'Lack of transparency'
Aviva is advancing life cover payments to help families meet funeral costs by increasing the amount it can pay in advance to £11,000.
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.
Up 4% year-on-year
British Friendly has signed up to the Protection Distributor Group's (PDG) funeral payment pledge and paid its first claim under the benefit.
It remains to be seen whether the increase in probate fees proposed by the Government earlier this year will be resurrected by the new administration, writes Aviva's Mark Cracknell.
On 'complex' estates
Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality SE and Allianz Worldwide Care partner to deliver international healthcare in Singapore
Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality SE and Allianz Worldwide Care have partnered to launch a suite of compliant international healthcare insurance solution for Singapore.
A 45-year-old woman has been arrested by detectives from the City of London Police's Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) after she allegedly faked her own death.
F&TRC's Adam Higgs analyses how two insurers have launched online propositions in a bid to improve the numbers of advisers putting policies in trust.
Fergus Bescoby discusses sleep disorders and the underwriting factors to consider.
Legal & General's Richard Kateley says we should avoid pigeonholing advisers when discussing who should sell business protection. Here's why.
Paul Roberts discusses what changing retirement trends will mean for the protection market.
Vitality has launched a dedicated website for advisers to act as a one-stop-shop for their information needs when doing business with the insurer.
Dean Lamble, previously Managing Director of SunLife has been named as Chief Executive Officer of SunLife as the company looks to expand further into the over-50s market.
The UK housing and mortgage market has shown a 'strong degree of resilience' since the result of June's EU referendum, according to a panel of industry experts.
SunLife, the over-50s insurer, has completed its sale from AXA to become part of the Phoenix Group.
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Royal London's Helping Hand service has been enhanced by adding five practical services, available through a RedArc personal nurse adviser.
Direct Life, which owns LifeQuote, is being purchased from Cardif Pinnacle Insurance Holdings Ltd, by its managing director Rob Quayle and sales and marketing director Neil McCarthy.
Royal London is set to launch an industry first: a life cover policy tailored for people with diabetes, it was exclusively revealed at the 2016 COVER Summit.
The Right Mortgage and Protection Network has adopted iPipeline's quote and apply portal, SolutionBuilder.