AIG Life is adopting IRESS' enhanced quote service which allows partial underwriting by asking optional questions on height, weight and waist size as part of the quotes service.
By using the extra information at quote stage, AIG Life will be able to give advisers and their customers a more accurate price up front. Advisers can answer the extra questions for the first or second lives, neither or both. If they do opt to enter the extra information then they'll also have to give their occupation details. Andrew Simon, executive general manager, product, IRESS, said "Through IRESS solutions, intermediaries can now process protection products for clients with a high...
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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.