A private medical insurance test for intermediaries could be on the cards, after it was revealed that AMII has linked up with the Chartered Insurance Institute to launch an AMII-sponsored suite of exams.
According to AMII chairman Phil Taylor, the talks were still in their "early stages". However, he revealed that they have so far been going well.
The association, which unveiled its new logo at the AMII conference last week, is set for a busy year as it also plans to broaden its base.
The news that the ABI and British Medical Association (BMA) agreement on GP report (GPR) fees has broken down will usher in a period of uncertainty.
Lack of innovation investment in the UK insurance market has been highlighted by recognition of RGA's work in the US.
Protection business in 2012 and 2013 will be affected by events this year and some fundamental changes to the way customers policies are priced into the next. Richard Verdin explains.
Employee assistance programmes are in the spotlight due to a schizophrenic approach by government. But as Sue Weir points out, they are backed by solid research.
How will people buy insurance in future? Greg Becker visits the US for developments in online distribution.