Friends Life, now part of Aviva, has enhanced its Protect+ critical illness cover with the addition of a market-first benefit called extra care cover.
Insurer Aviva has made savings of £91m from its acquisition of rival provider Friends Life and said the merger was "everything we expected it to be", in its third quarter results.
Friends Life, part of the Aviva Group, is now offering counselling and carer support services to customers taking out protection cover.
Sesame Bankhall Group (SBG) has lost almost 60% of its network's member firms in the wake of a decision to kill-off its problem-laden investment advice business.
Alan Lakey discusses why advisers should pay closer attention to the differences in children's cover offered by insurers