Alan Lakey, director of CIExpert analyses the latest changes from Scottish Widows to its Protect critical illness product.
CIExpert said: "Scottish Widows has upgraded its Protect policy with a number of sound enhancements including a catch-all condition called ‘Carcinoma in situ - with surgery'. "The qualifying age for a children's claim has been extended until age 22 as well as a number of augmentations and rearrangements that serve to reduce confusion for both advisers and consumers." New Additional Payment Condition (lower of £25,000 or 25% of sum assured) Carcinoma in situ - with surgery...
Zurich has launched a 'selfie' app called FaceQuote which estimates how much life cover someone might need.
The official supplement of this year's COVER Excellence Awards is available to read now as an eBook.
Child cover within critical illness plans has assumed a far greater importance in recent years, writes CIExpert's Alan Lakey.
Holloway Friendly has widened its new online underwriting process allowing protection advisers to write both full and short term income protection business in minutes.