Just weeks into his new position as managing director, Nicola Culley finds Roger Edwards heavily into a planning stage.
Severity based protection payments have become more common over the year. Phil Jeynes explains why in his overview of 2011
Friends Life has completed its full launch with the unveiling of its individual protection proposition for IFAs.
The project to bring about an income protection (IP) quality standard (QS) has been abandoned.
Buyout vehicle Resolution expects to have £500m of excess cash to return to shareholders over the next 12 months after completing its work examining the cash and capital position of Friends Life, its new proposition formed from the merger of Friends Provident...
Friends Life is to consolidate its individual protection streams onto a single platform, based around the recently acquired Bupa proposition.
Resolution, the buy-out vehicle launched by entrepreneur Clive Cowdery, is highly unlikely to make any further acquisitions and will instead focus on developing new life products.
Paul McMahon has stepped down as director of corporate at Friends Provident to become group marketing director at rival Aegon.
Colin Williams has been appointed director of corporate at Friends Provident, responsible for the provider's strategy in the corporate benefits market.
Friends Provident International has launched an online seminar looking at Inheritance Tax (IHT).
Resolution has completed its acquisition of Bupa Health Assurance (BHA), comprising its Group Risk and Individual Protection businesses.
Axa has amended its critical illness product and unveiled a client support service for all products within its protection account.
Insurers LV=, Zurich, Friends Provident and Fortis are among this year's Gold Standard Award winners.
Protection products will be ‘pivotal' to adviser firms' future prosperity, according to Sesame Bankhall.
Friends Provident has reminded the public that more than 40% of Britons support the introduction of a fat tax.
Friends Provident's total sales rose were up 35% year to date helped by the international business, but UK inflows were flat.
With the protection sector dominated by giants of the insurance world, Owain Thomas spoke to Cirencester friendly's Paul Hudson to hear a smaller provider's view
Friends Provident has launched an online seminar focusing on customer life stages and the changes to them.
Bupa is to sell its UK protection and risk business, Bupa Health Assurance Ltd (BHA), to Resolution for approximately £165.15m.
Friends Provident is unveiling a new protection toolkit and a website which it says has been developed in response to feedback from advisers
Resolution confirmed it has acquired the Axa UK Life business, including its protection, corporate benefits and annuities arms.
My client has recently purchased a life and critical illness (CI) plan and noticed it included free child's cover, although it does have significant exclusions. She is now interested in covering her child to the same level of herself and her partner....
Friends Provident is adding mastectomy cover and five new ABI+ conditions to its critical illness (CI) product.
Friends Provident has launched an absence tracking system to help employers tackle the £16.8bn cost of absence.