LV= has enhanced its income protection (IP) offering by increasing its maximum benefits by over 80% ...
LV= has enhanced its income protection (IP) offering by increasing its maximum benefits by over 80% to £150,000 and removing the HIV exclusion. The removal of HIV from IP means LV= now has no standard exclusions on life assurance, critical illness and IP.
The insurer said the increased maximum benefits will make it a more attractive offering for advisers' larger cases for all occupation classes with level cover; all occupation classes with index-linked cover for IP only; and occupation classes one and two beyond 60.
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