Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) result in employees being three and a half times more likely to cope with the demands of their job, with 21% rating their ability as "good" or "very good" prior to receiving counselling, compared to 75% afterwards....
House prices are expected to rise by 10% this year and in 2015 due to a loosening of credit conditions, rising wages and a structural shortage of housing.
Benenden Health is increasing its marketing for 2014 as it looks to increase membership in a plan to become a household name.
Speaking at a COVER Breakfast Briefing, sponsored by Unum, Geoff Branch, an account executive at Liveperson, explains how websites overcome inhibitors and convert visits to sales.
Stop talking down sector
John Joe McGinley makes the business case for blogging to clients.
The financial services industry needs a simplified regime within which it can "talk the consumer language", in order to attract people shut out by the retreat of bank advice, BlackRock has suggested.
The network is hosting the workshops to ensure that every member of the First Complete network is given the tools, knowledge and techniques to serve their clients' protection needs.
Aviva is launching a radio campaign of four adverts highlighting family protection.
More than half of mortgage brokers think the government should cancel the mortgage guarantee phase of Help to Buy amid continued criticism of the scheme.
It seems everywhere you turn people are talking about social media. But a lot of the discussions are theoretical in nature or discussing future developments.
Exeter Friendly Society has created a very lightly branded income protection (IP) information and sales technique website in an effort to boost IFA sales across the industry.
Elliott Silk, head of employee benefits at English mutual gives some tips on selling protection into the SME sector to COVER's Breakfast Briefing.
PruProtect has released an offline app for advisers, aimed at both adviser education and customer needs assessment.
Judges have ruled that work capability assessments (WCA) conducted to decide eligibility for certain disability benefits discriminate against those with mental illness.
More than 70% believe tax breaks could provide an incentive for take up of financial protection, according to a survey published today.
LV= is testing the water over new product designs on a work site basis with its own workers.
Scottish widows has warned that over half (52%) of the UK population is reliant on a single income in order to make ends meet for their family.
Life and pensions specialist LV= has strengthened its partnership with the Tenet Group.
Employers and occupational health therapists must play a key role in ensuring that the older working age population is empowered to work later by implementing workplace interventions and promoting work ability, new research says.
Biba chief executive Eric Galbraith has voiced his concerns at the transactional nature of insurance and the over-emphasis on price.
PruHealth has signed sponsorship with the International Triathlon Union (ITU), the organisers of the 2013 World Triathlon Grand Final to be held in London.
The last week of 2012 saw a dramatic spike in grants given out by Macmillan Cancer Support for cancer patients struggling to cope.
A third of employees would be willing to pay for an in-house financial adviser provided by their employer, according to Deloitte.