Vitality Life's Fergus Bescoby describes the underwriting implications of Occupational Skin Disorder.
Torquil McLusky explains the importance of understanding statistics properly, and using the information gleened responsibly
Hannover Re's Kate Ramsay examines the effect on the insurance market of new recommendations for the safe alcohol limit.
Zurich's Richard Sadler looks at how technical innovations are affecting the way in which people buy protection products.
GPs providing full patient medical records to insurers risk breaking data protection laws, the Information Commissioner Office (ICO) has warned. Cover looks at this industry practice in greater depth
Exeter Family Friendly has seen a further 10% increase in the proportion of applicants receiving instant underwriting decisions for income protection (IP) since their adoption of UnderwriteMe.
Phil Jeynes, head of sales and marketing at UnderwriteMe talks about why you should attend the Cover Summit on 1st October 2015.
Fergus Bescoby explains the complications of chronic kidney disease.
Justin Taurog urges the industry to go beyong measuring claim stats in promoting the worth of protection insurance.
Fergus Bescoby discusses arial fibrillation (AF), a type of heart rhythm disorder called an 'arrhythmia' which increases the risk of stroke.
Deepak Jobanputra discusses new dementia research and why advisers should be increasingly aware of clients' care needs.
ActiveQuote will provide life insurance comparison services to customers of uSwitch.
Multinational pooling is proving profitable for global companies with average returns of 6.1%, research by Towers Watson has found.
The way in which the insurance industry works is likely to see huge changes in the near future predicted a panel at the cover forum.
Life insurance companies and reinsurers love a bit of jargon, so what is retrocession and how do companies use it? Mick James explains
Non-contestability of claims is, on the surface, a way to rebuild consumer confidence in insurers. However, as Simon Havinden notes, lessons from the US suggest otherwise
Who are Insurope? What products do they pool in UK? What are the UK Group Risk pooling results? What are their strengths and USPs? Morten Unneberg, chief executive officer, Insurope Network explains
What is pooling? Why is pooling important? Who should do it? What are the benefits? Jon Ford, sales director, Canada Life Group Insurance explains.
UnderwriteMe has gone live, as Exeter Family Friendly, Scottish Provident, Scottish Friendly and SunLife are now using UnderwriteMe software within their own propositions, with three further insurers set to go-live in the next quarter.
Exeter Family Friendly has integrated UnderwriteMe's up to date underwriting system into its income protection processes.
There is a technology that US businesses, including insurers, have adopted wholesale, but that the UK has been slow to pick up. Guy Williams explains
Ian Teague queries whether the industry is delivering the best possible underwriting experience to consumers and advisers.
Income protection provider Exeter Family Friendly has increased the medical underwriting limits for its plan for low risk workers.
Direct life has launched a fully comparable buy now life insurance policy, available to advisers through Direct Life's LifeQuote service and direct to the public through Confused.com.