500,000 claims last year
Chief exec of Allianz
'Openly acknowledging real life'
'Massive campaign needed'
97.6% claims paid in 2018
Industry body’s largest associate member
Publishing paid claims stats, customer care and using personal stories
'Easier access to cover'
Asks Suzanne Clarkson
‘Percy: The Protection Calculator’
ABI makes statement on consumer panel findings while key protection figures welcome call for Universal Credit means-testing exemption
Instead of 'deckchair shifting', the ABI should tidy up confusion around critical illness condition definitions
Healthcare provider signs up to Association of British Insurers (ABI) after withdrawing membership in 2013
Incoming Zurich Europe, Middle East and Africa chief executive Amanda Blanc has been appointed as the first female chair of the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
Telesales and misuse of bought data is damaging life insurance within the eyes of consumers. The industry must act before the FCA steps in...
Some positive moves but "major issues" missed at consultation stage to improve access to insurance
Terminal illness definition removed, HIV deleted and an exclusion for early stage thyroid cancer allowed
With Mental Health Awareness Week upon us, Suzanne Clarkson explores what the individual IP market can learn from their group counterparts when it comes to supporting people with mental health issues...
CIC represents 23% of all claims and income protection accounts for 12%, according to figures from ABI and GRiD
Reaction from insurers
'Record-breaking' £5bn in total pay-outs for protection industry last year and £1.6bn paid out for group risk, according to ABI and GRiD
He replaces Swiss Re's Russell Higginbotham
Old Mutual Wealth's Paul Roberts discusses protection needs and industry responses to the ABI's statement of best practice.
In the second of her two articles, Ruth Gilbert argues the ABI's recent consultation - now extended to 26 January - misses the chance to address the difficulties surrounding terminal illness claims