British Friendly has announced its paid claims percentages for the last twelve years.
Since 2005, when British Friendly began recording its claims data, the friendly society has paid 96.7% of all Income Protection claims. British Friendly statistics for the whole of 2017 are 92.4% paid, 7.6% declined. Of the declined claims 2.8% was for non-disclosure and 4.8% was for not meeting the definition of incapacity. The main reasons for claims are: Orthopaedics (musculoskeletal conditions) - 44% of paid claims, viral illness /respiratory - 16% of paid claims and mental health conditions...
VitalityLife has launched a risk calculator that is able to work out the likelihood of clients facing ill health by putting in some basic, personal information.
'Support services' are not bolt-ons but integral to insurance offerings, says Paul Avis, and there are plenty of good reasons for employers and their advisers to promote them wherever possible
Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) chairman Stuart Scullion has warned the industry to make sure it is prepared ahead of the IDD, the next EU-driven legislation set to 'shake up the sector'.
Our biggest Protection & Health Summit yet comes to Hilton London Bankside on 4 October