Ellipse has improved the way it calculates free cover limits on its group life schemes.
Louise Colley from Aviva picked up the Outstanding Achievement Award at last night's COVER Excellence Awards.
Grid has argued that incentivisation is the best way for the protection market to expand - not compulsion.
Aviva is aiming to settle death claims from group risk customers within three days.
Canada Life has said it sees significant growth opportunities in group risk and plans to use new media to market the sector.
Ellipse has launched a tool to aid advisers and scheme founders to establish their own trust and complete the HMRC registration process.
Friends Life has re-launched its group protection proposition which integrates the previous Bupa Health Assurance and Friends Provident offerings.
Some providers are increasingly targeting workplace and employer based routes to market. Is this going to become more common and should advisers be doing more in this area?
Aviva has called on the government to offer incentives to employers who offer workplace health and rehabilitation services to address sickness absence.
Employers underestimate the importance of the benefits they offer staff after new research revealed half of employees would move jobs for better benefits.
The group risk market has begun to recover from the effects of recession although income protection is still in decline, according to Swiss Re.
There has been much to smile about this year in the group life market, but as Owain Thomas discovers, there is still one problem that could see advisers on the hook for millions of pounds in uninsured liabilities
NEST (the National Employment Savings Trust) could open the door to expansion of the group life market, according to new research.
Advisers could be on the hook for millions of pounds in uninsured losses if they fail to act on the imminent A-day deadline, according to a specialist group risk intermediary.
More older people are still at work after reaching 65, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown.
Canada Life has revised its online intermediary portal with a range of amendments.
Grid has added its voice to the warning that many businesses are not prepared for the upcoming ‘A-day' deadline for group life schemes.
Canada Life has warned intermediaries and group life scheme trustees to be aware of the impending deadline affecting the operation of these policies.
Unum has launched the UK's first fully fledged group risk scheme that can be fully funded by employee contributions alone.
Resolution has completed its acquisition of Bupa Health Assurance (BHA), comprising its Group Risk and Individual Protection businesses.
The group risk industry should be smiling broadly not merely breathing a sigh of relief following the confirmation of an exception from retirement age legislation, said Swiss Re.
An exception for employers offering group risk benefits has been included in Government plans to scrap the default retirement age (DRA).
Employers are neglecting business protection and employee benefits in a bid to cut costs, according to a new study.
Canada Life is updating to its online business portal to include new and redesigned electronic reports for advisers.