LV= will launch a business protection product, the insurer has announced as it revealed profits rose across its life business in the first half of 2015.
AIG Life has appointed Adam Winslow as CEO, the insurer has announced.
Reinsurers are facing pressure from competition and are likely to find it difficult to maintain strong profitability in the next two years, Standard & Poor's has warned.
The UK Life insurance industry is ‘under intense political scrutiny and we expect further reforms', Standard & Poor's has warned in a new report.
The winners of Britain's Healthiest Company have been announced, including Old Mutual which won as the healthiest small company.
Royal London has announced a new fundraising goal of £68,000 for the charity Bloodwise, formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.
The global reinsurance industry is likely to see more mergers and the next 12 to 24 months are unlikely to see a return to the profitability of the last five years, a report from Standard & Poors' has warned.
Wesleyan has acquired DPAS, which provides practice-branded dental plans.
Zurich made a proposal this morning (25 August) to purchase RSA's entire share capital in cash for 550p a share, which RSA's board said it could recommend subject to further negotiations.
Iain Clark has been announced as British Friendly Society's new marketing and distribution director, having previously been managing director for protection at LV=.
Royal London saw its protection intermediary new business volumes increase by 43% to £231m, the insurer's half year results have revealed.
Just Retirement and Partnership have announced a merger deal.
Unum has acquired National Dental Plan (NDP) from Capita plc, for £31.7m.
Bupa UK has reported that its revenues increased in the first half of 2015, with UK revenue growing 3% to £1,375m, however underlying profit fell 10% to £55.4m, compared to 2014.
Zurich's UK Life business saw profits fall 17% to £55m for the first half of 2015 compared to the first half of 2014 however annualised premium equivalent rose 35% to £466m, the insurer's half year results have revealed.
Legal and General (L&G) saw their UK protection gross premiums grow 4% (£31m) while UK protection new business annual premiums declined by 3% (£4m) in the first half (H1) of 2015 compared to H1 2014.
Paul Roberts has been appointed head of business development for protection at Old Mutual Wealth, leading the firm's distribution strategy.
Swiss Re saw its net income increase 11% to $2.3bn in the first half of 2015, the reinsurer's second quarter results have revealed.
Allianz Worldwide Care has appointed Ida Luka-Lognoné as new CEO to succeed Ron Buchan.
LV= has seen its protection sales increase by 50% in the first six months of 2015 with £144m of sales.
SunLife has announced a senior hire to lead its move into the general insurance market.
British expatriates can get life insurance products from 33% of UK insurers, a survey by Unusual Risks has found.
John Ritchie, CEO of Ellipse won Personality of the Year at the Protection Review 2015 awards, while the lifetime achievement award went to John Pollock, formerly of Legal & General.
Swiss Re is to offer a direct to consumer (D2C) digital platform to insurers to sell protection products online, in partnership with Backbase.