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Direct Life-powered site becomes first to compare FIB online
New entrant's life and critical illness products now available
Appointed to help promote and improve income protection
Almost three quarters (72%) of advisers polled believe that protection sales will increase in 2015, a survey has revealed.
Friends Life has placed its Fracture Cover addition for its life, critical illness and income protection products on LifeQuote's portal.
Direct Life has announced it is looking to attract up to 20 new staff having recently added 15 full time and part time staff.
LifeQuote are assessing the possibility of offering advisers personalised call recordings ahead of any regulatory changes from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Adam Higgs considers what advisers need to know about the main protection quote portals.
Direct life has launched a fully comparable buy now life insurance policy, available to advisers through Direct Life's LifeQuote service and direct to the public through Confused.com.
Protection markets are seeing a new wave of technology and innovations from which advisers can benefit. Ian McKenna highlights a trust service.
Cost-savings are only truly made when allied to a high-quality product. So what help is available for advisers to assess products in a sensible manner? Ian McKenna explains the technology.
Direct Life has launched Quote+, which it has described as ‘the most significant advance' in pre-screening underwriting criteria, with the potential for a 10% increase in completed term insurance business for advisers.
Aggregator Direct Life has partnered with British Friendly to launch a new income protection (IP) policy, BFS Protect, on its LifeQuote service.
There is a growing trend of protection products/advice sold through an aggregator. Are we at risk of creating a two tier advice market, and if so what would this mean?
A brand is more influential than we might think, even in advised sales. Rob Quayle explains.
Quote+, a universal application process for protection insurance products is to be rolled by Direct Life to the adviser community within weeks.
A protection products aggregator for advisers and online distributors has launched a universal application for protection insurance.
COVER reported recently that an insurer system glitch caused the wrong policy documents to be sent to an adviser. Insurer system and computer errors are nothing new, but is it a problem that needs more attention?
A protection adviser has warned advisers to check critical illness cover policy documents after receiving a series of out-dated terms and conditions for clients.
At the recent COVER Health and Protection Forum, Clive Waller called for greater regulation of back book selling. Do you agree that this would ultimately benefit clients and the market?
LifeQuote has developed a decision in principle tool for the protection market to assist advisers with the process of placing difficult lives with insurers.
Direct Line has stopped writing any new life or critical illness business from today.
Leaving aside the question of advice, do you see simple protection products as a threat to IFAs or a stepping stone for clients? Should IFAs sell them alongside fully featured products?