UK protection is buzzing with positive vibes at the moment, isn't it, writes Roger Edwards.
It felt good to open Swiss Re's Term and Health Watch to find increases in sales across life and critical illness cover and a strong lead from income protection. In March Tom Baigrie made a rousing speech at the LifeSearch Awards, where he said something which should have been the bleeding obvious to all of us, but for years hadn't been. The claim is our product. But now most companies get this. Publishing claims stats close to 100% creates confidence in advisers and clients alike and...
British Friendly has introduced an online Adviser Toolkit to encourage income protection sales.
Zurich has launched a 'selfie' app called FaceQuote which estimates how much life cover someone might need.
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.