COVER Excellence Awards: Provider shortlist announced!

Virtual ceremony announced

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COVER Excellence Awards: Provider shortlist announced!

Awards celebrating the leading firms and intermediaries within life, protection and health insurance

We are delighted to announce the provider shortlist for the COVER Excellence Awards 2020.

Spanning 18 categories, including two individual awards and two new awards for this year (Best Business Protection and Best Protection Platform), the provider shortlist (read it below) has been compiled following a period of reader voting and a series of judging sessions.

The winners of the COVER Excellence Awards willl announced on 10 November during a virtual ceremony following the COVER Protection & Health Summit. Registes your free place here.

Read the final shortlist below.

Best Individual Income Protection
Aegon
British Friendly
Cirencester Friendly
Holloway Friendly
Legal & General
LV=
Royal London
Shepherds Friendly
The Exeter
Zurich

Best Business Protection
Aegon
AIG Life
Legal & General
Scottish Widows

Best Group Income Protection
AIG Life
Aviva
Canada Life
Unum
YuLife
Zurich

Best Individual Life Insurance
AIG Life
Aegon
Aviva
Guardian
LV=
Royal London
Scottish Widows
Vitality
The Exeter
Zurich

Best Individual Critical Illness
Aegon
AIG Life
Aviva
Guardian
Legal & General
LV=
Royal London
Scottish Widows
Zurich

Best Group Critical Illness
Aviva
Canada Life
Unum
Yulife

Best Protection Platform
Guardian
iPipeline
IRESS - The Exchange
Legal & General
Neilson Financial Services
Square Health
UnderwriteMe
Zurich

Best Technology Provider
iPipeline
LifeQuote
Neilson Financial Services
PRIMIS Mortgage Network - Toolbox
Square Health
UnderwriteMe

Rising Star
Alex Fallowes, Shepherds Friendly
Alison Esson, AIG Life
Barry Waring, YuLife
Charlotte O'Brien, Neilson Financial Services
Clodagh Morris, Legal & General
Helen Croft, AIG Life
Julie Godley, Legal & General
Yusuf Ali, AIG Life

Best Cashplan
Health Shield
Medicash

Best Group Health Insurance
Aviva
Bupa
Equipsme
Vitality
WPA

Best Individual Health Insurance
Bupa
National Friendly
The Exeter
Vitality
WPA

Best Added Value Service (Third Party)
CBT Clinics
HCB Group
Medical Solutions
MorganAsh
RedArc
Square Health
Teladoc Health
Working To Welbeing

Best Added Value Service (Provider)
Aegon
AIG Life
British Friendly
Cirencester Friendly
Guardian
Legal & General
LV=
Royal London
Scottish Widows
Shepherds Friendly
The Exeter
Vitality
YuLife

Best New Product - Innovation Award
AIG Life - Smart Health
Cirencester Friendly - Children's Critical Illness Support
iPipeline - Product Features Report
Guardian
Legal & General - Rental Protection
Neilson Financial Services - Choozi
Square Health
Vitality
UnderwriteMe

Best Promotion of Protection
AIG Life
British Friendly
Cirencester Friendly
Holloway Friendly
IPTF - Do you remember… Seven Families?
Paradigm Protect
Protection Review - ProtectX
Zurich

Insurance Person of the Year
Alan Knowles, Cura Financial Services
Andrew Wibberley, Alea Risk
Craig Brown, Legal & General
Emma Thomson, British Friendly
Graeme Trudgill, BIBA
James Tait, UnderwriteMe
Mike Allison, Paradigm Protect
Paul Yates, iPipeline
Rose St Louis, KPMG
Roy McLoughlin, Cavendish Ware
Sue Helmont, AIG Life

Register here for your place at the virtual awards ceremony on 10 November.

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