Nick Kirwan, protection market director at Scottish Widows, won the prestigious 'personality of the ...
Nick Kirwan, protection market director at Scottish Widows, won the prestigious 'personality of the year' at this year's annual protection review dinner. Kirwan was praised for the leading role he has taken in promoting protection through his work at the Association of British Insurers as chairman of the critical illness working party, which was recently relaunched as the protection working party. He was also applauded for his approachability, knowledge and helpfulness as a key figure in the industry.
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.