F&TRC has launched a comparison service for financial advisers, para-planners and networks who advise clients on critical illness (CI) cover, including research from independent medical experts.
The system will allow advisers to compare CI policies based upon the quality of cover provide and accounts for over 99% of CI claims in the market. Ian McKenna, director of F&TRC said that advisers are concerned about the complexities of critical illness policy wordings and are worried about not recommending the right products. He added: "By making the views of independent medical experts an integral part of our research software we can make it easier for advisers and networks to quickly recognise...
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