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.
Nearly two-thirds of advisers have expressed concerns that the UK education system is incapable of delivering on the next generation of advisers.
The quality of talent entering the insurance industry is at an all-time low, according to the latest Skills Survey from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).
So we heard from British Friendly recently that income protection (IP) sales are not benefiting from the gender change opportunity. Advisers have reported similar, but that life is tracking the opposite trend.
LV= has launched an apprenticeship programme for its life insurance and retirement customer service teams.
The UK should follow America and use tax breaks as a tool to encourage employers to provide staff with financial education, a US government adviser suggests.
Healthcare provider Simplyhealth has invited young people to a half-day employment skills workshop at its Manchester office.
A shortlist has been formed for advisers wishing to attend the independent protection training after the first two sessions were fully subscribed in less than a week.
According to research reported in last month's COVER, many IFAs have poor protection market knowledge. Do you agree and what should be done about it? Do we need a dedicated protection exam?
PruProtect has launched a suite of seven new products targeting all spectrums of the individual protection market.
A national independent protection training academy has been formed by the Protection Review and Personal Finance Society (PFS).
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) has granted an exemption to its AF5 exam for ISO 22222 graduates.