Fiona Murphy discusses how Association of British Insurers (ABI) guidelines on e-Signatures could improve the protection journey, if adopted across the industry.
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The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has today published a set of principles on the use of e-Signatures, ensuring that applying for and buying insurance cover is as easy and simple for customers as possible.
Sian Fisher ACII has been appointed as CEO of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).
Here is part one of COVER magazine's countdown of the most read protection, healthcare and employee benefits stories during 2015.
The ABI and APFA have created guidance to help life insurers and financial advisers comply with changes to the law regarding customer reporting and self-certification - including tax residency.
The Association of British Insurers has confirmed plans to move from its "expensive" Gresham Street headquarters to 1 America Square in a bid to lower costs for members.
SunLife has announced changes to its critical illness cover in line with the ABI's updated best practice.
Representatives from the insurance sector will be attending the political conference season to discuss the issues facing the industry, such as the upcoming increase in Insurance Premium Tax and trying to ensure that compensation payouts are not swallowed...
UK insurers paid out the equivalent of £77m in general insurance (GI) and protection insurance claims every day, new figures from the ABI have shown.
Bright Grey, part of the Royal London Group has upgraded its critical illness cover (CI), alongside incorporating the ABI's statement of best practice for CI.
Aegon will leave the Association of British Insurers at the end of the year, the insurer has announced.
Bright Grey is the latest insurer to upgrade its plan at the same time as it adopts the revised ABI model wordings that must be effected by 31st December 2015, CIExpert has said.
The ABI has produced a consumer guide to inform and reassure consumers about how insurers use data.
The #LiveLifeProtectIt campaign has launched to encourage consumers to save for a rainy day or take out protection insurance.
In 2014 £3.44bn was paid by protection insurers on nearly 128,500 policies, compared to £3.08bn on 98,900 policies in 2013, ABI figures have shown.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is developing a workplace statement that will allow employers to tell employees exactly what sickness benefits they are entitled to.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has confirmed that its head of protection and health insurance, Helen White, has moved across to the Money Advice Service (MAS) on secondment.
The Queen's Speech setting out the Conservative government's plans for its first year of government has included changes to welfare and NHS reform.
Zurich has announced changes to its critical illness (CI) cover - changing definitions for cancer, multiple sclerosis (MS) and heart attacks.
Munich Re's Adrian Stevenson says the life insurance industry has three key issues to tackle if it is to truly grow the protection market.
CIExpert has described Friends Life's changes to its critical illness (CI) product as offering 'a number of significant improvements'.
The Right Mortgage and Protection Network has endorsed the use of critical illness (CI) data site CIExpert for all its advisers.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has today announced new policy directors, with the appointment of Dr Yvonne Braun as director, long term savings policy and James Dalton as director, general insurance policy.