Sesame is planning to expand its Zenith protection panel for network members with the addition of four new providers: AIG, Aegon, Scottish Widows and Vitality.
Scottish Widows is aiming to help mortgage intermediaries close the 'protection gap' by making its Scottish Widows Protect range(SWP) more attractive and accessible
Legal & General has announced the launch of the next generation of OLP Connect, its online protection quote and apply system.
Zurich has appointed Anne Torry as head of its Life business in the UK, and CEO of its legal entities Zurich Assurance plc and Sterling Investment Managers Limited.
Zurich Insurance Group has begun a process to bring its life and non-life insurance business closer together with a restructure of its senior management and businesses globally.
Andy Briggs, chief executive officer of Aviva UK Life and Chairman of Aviva Global Life, has been nominated by the Association of British Insurers' Board to become its next Chairman.
An estimated 1.6 million (21%) British parents haven't got life insurance, potentially because they can't deal with thoughts of their own death, according to research from the University of Sheffield and comparethemarket.com.
Amanda Blanc to become UK and Ireland CEO
The number of people who have died without making a will has more than doubled in the last five years, according to Citizens Advice.
VitalityLife's Deepak Jobanputra discusses innovations to whole of life.
IRESS's Andrew Simon take a closer look at the perceived wisdom that 75% of protection cases go straight through without any need for further underwriting.
Aegon increased its protection sales in the UK by 18% according to the insurer's QI results.
Munich Re has seen its quarterly profits fall by 45%, causing the group to revise downward its annual profit forecast.
E-cigarettes are likely to be beneficial to UK public health according to a Royal College of Physicians report.
Pacific Life Re has appointed Darren Spriggs, formerly the managing director of AIG Life, as managing director for its European business.
VitalityLife has appointed Dave Ewens as national accounts director.
VitalityLife is improving the way protection applicants undergo blood testing by introducing ‘finger-prick testing' to the UK life insurance market.
An insurance agent who sold fictitious life insurance policies to pocket thousands in commission payments has been handed a 12 month suspended sentence.
Willis Towers Watson has developed the first widely-available mortality model to use medical science and the views of medical experts to improve predictiveness.
AIG Life's CEO Adam Winslow says the protection industry needs to look more closely at ageing customers.
A committee of MPs has recommended that benefits for bereaved people are in need of "serious reform" to reverse the rising trend of funeral poverty.
In a series of videos, Debbie Kennedy, head of protection at Royal London discusses the insurer's rebrand, future steps and innovation in the protection market with Fiona Murphy, Editor of COVER magazine.
After 30 years, a protection provider finally removes a contentious sentence of small print from its term assurance policy writes Roger Edwards.
As the protection landscape changes, Deepak Jobanputra investigates how whole of life cover is becoming more of a necessity