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...
Employers are 'in danger of having group risk protection policies that are not legislatively compliant' as the state pension age increases, Group Risk Development (GRiD) has warned.
British Friendly has extended its Mutual Benefits programme to members' wider family via two initiatives.
Capita Life & Pensions has launched a direct-to-customer digital protection system.
Ahead of MiFID II