Around 108,000 Bupa Global international health insurance policies have been affected as an employee was found to have copied and removed customer information from the company.
The breech is said to have affected some current and former international health insurance customers, who have policy numbers that begin ‘BI. The policies affected cover 547,000 customers. The insurer said that the relevant data included names, dates of birth, nationality and some contact and administrative details such as member numbers. However financial details and medical information were not included in the breech. A previous report suggested that former employee claimed to have 500, 000...
British Friendly has introduced an online Adviser Toolkit to encourage income protection sales.
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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.