It remains to be seen whether the increase in probate fees proposed by the Government earlier this year will be resurrected by the new administration, writes Aviva's Mark Cracknell.
If it is, the increase would result in a significant financial challenge for many people. Whilst the policy remains on the backburner during this current period of uncertainty, the protection industry is uniquely placed to consider how it could help bereaved families in the event of a renewed probate fee hike proposal. With an expected £2.5m boost to the Exchequer, it is entirely possible that the Government may revisit their probate fee plans at some future point. It might still meet with...
Jack Wild gives his take on the protection market as a 'new modern adviser.'
Medicash has provided financial support to The Hive Zone to enable the youth group to offer free membership and free meals across the school holidays.
Zurich, in collaboration with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, has published the UK recommendations from its report, 'Embracing the income protection gaps challenge: options and solutions'.
The UK market for private medical cover flatlined in 2016 with 4.02 million policies covering 6.89 million lives in 2016, some 10.5% of the population, LaingBuisson has published.