Alan Lakey discusses Financial Ombudsman (FOS) complaints in relation to protection.
A recent trawl through the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) complaints database revealed a couple of matters worthy of consideration. The first is an evergreen and an area that I have touched on previously - activity-based claims definitions. These have largely been removed from income protection plans thanks to disruptors such as Chris Hargreaves, who operated the ‘Angry Policyholder' and ‘Scot Provident Says No' websites and used social media to highlight the perils of accepting these definitions....
Jack Wild gives his take on the protection market as a 'new modern adviser.'
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.