The number of people insured under group risk schemes expanded by almost 1.25m between 2010 and 2014, new figures from Swiss Re have revealed.
Aviva has announced changes to its senior management following the acquisition of Friends Life by Aviva.
Intermediary firm Premier has launched Premier Life Trust, a master trust for group life customers which will be compatible with all insurers.
Canada Life has announced it will offer a master trust for new group life clients through its online administration platform CLASS.
Group Risk Development (GRiD) has appointed Lee Lovett as the new elected chair.
Zurich UK Life saw an increase in new business value (NBV) of £125m, 17% up on the previous year, with corporate business driving growth.
Group life assurance is offered by 36% of employers a survey by Group Risk Development (GRiD) has found.
The number of excepted group life schemes has risen sharply throughout 2014. Omnilife's Barry Waring explains the dramatic increase
Unum has launched an enhanced Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to help employers deal with staff well-being issues as part of Unum LifeWorks.
Premier Choice Group (PCG), the health and protection intermediary, was called in by Thirteen Group, the North East housing management company to offer health insurance advice and protection products to its employees.
Ellipse has automated its rate review process for its group life policies covering up to 500 members and group critical illness policies with up to 300 members.
UK protection premiums grew 6% for Legal & General (L&G), their third quarter results have revealed.
Ellipse's charity initiative 'You quote, we donate' has chosen its three charities for the remainder of 2014.
Ellipse has launched a new charity initiative where a donation is made to charity for each quote provided.
The advice market for group protection products is changing rapidly. But are providers a help or a hindrance, asks Nigel Hartley.
Zurich has launched group spouse/partner life insurance cover for its corporate risk customers.
MetLife is adding a master trust to its group life product.
MetLife has bumped up its group life protection with a bereavement and probate service.
Simplyhealth has plans to expand its offering with a corporate deductible-style group PMI.
The group life market may be in robust health, but it does face an array of conditions driving change. Edward Murray investigates the developments that lie in store over the next year.
Group Risk Development (Grid) has released the first ever full set of collated claims figures from the group risk industry.
Ellipse has agreed a deal with a children's bereavement charity to provide counselling services for all group life claimants.
The imminent introduction of auto-enrolment looks set to trigger increased investment in employee benefits, according to research from Group Risk Development (Grid).
Legal & General has launched a new relevant life plan to enable employers to provide an individual death in service benefit for an employee.