Opinion is split on whether the Association of British Insurers' (ABI) updated Statement of Best Pr...
Opinion is split on whether the Association of British Insurers' (ABI) updated Statement of Best Practice for critical illness (CI) definitions will simplify the product, according to COVER's latest web poll.
The online survey revealed that 55% of the respondents do not think the new statement will make it easier for consumers to understand what CI does and does not cover. Some 45% disagreed.
This month's survey asks whether a stakeholder protection product could help plug the protection gap. To vote, go to www.covermagazine.co.uk.
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.