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.
The government has consulted on reforms to make it clearer who is eligible for Funeral Payments, which it says will make it easier for people to claim.
BGL Group has launched FiftyLife Guaranteed over-50s life insurance.
The Exeter has said it plans to enter the impaired lives protection market.
John Cleese has been cast as the 'Grim Reaper' in the latest television advert by Avalon Funeral Plans.
Golden Charter discusses the key questions advisers should ask before recommending funeral plans.
AIG Life has brought in underwriting changes in a bid to speed up the application process for customers.
'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