New version is "a different beast entirely" compared to individual CIC plans, says Alan Lakey
Today Aviva announced it has launched a revised HMRC-approved Relevant Life policy. Within the new version, critical illness cover (CIC) has been replaced by ‘employee significant illness cover', which covers only the most serious conditions - such as cancer, strokes and heart attacks - which result in retirement. Enabling up to £1m protection and running from age 18 to 75, the new trigger requirements will rule out claims for minor heart attacks, strokes and early-stage cancers. More clarity...
H1 2020 claims stats show
‘Step in the right direction’
‘Over the past four years the playing field has changed’
Importance of advice & full disclosure
Following January 2020 changes