Gavin Shay, head of partnership development at AXA PPP healthcare, looks at the role healthcare can play in an adviser's portfolio.
National independent advisory business Wren Sterling has reached an agreement with Darlington Building Society to offer in-branch financial planning services to the group's customers.
OneFamily, the brand for the combined Engage Mutual and Family Investments business, has called on advisers to help direct families to financial support they may be entitled to.
Over two thirds (69%) of advisers gain less than a quarter of their income from protection, while 9% get over half their income from protection, research from Aviva has found.
AXA PPP has revealed changes to its Amplify intermediary portal and opened its support and information services to all intermediaries.
DMS has announced changes to its Short Term Income Protection (STIP) policy, now to be called ‘Gold Standard Short Term Income Replacement' (STIR).
The year to 2014 saw an increase of 163 in the number of financial advice firms, figures from the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) revealed.
Chartered insurance professionals are paid above 25% more than non-chartered practitioners, research by CII has found.
In part one of three videos, AIG Life's managing director Darren Spriggs tells COVER about AIG's purchase of Ageas Protect, Ageas Protect's rebranding to AIG Life and what advisers need to know about the changes.
In the third part of his series on adviser business strategies, John Joe McGinley says successful advisers will have a greater focus on segmenting clients.
Panacea Adviser and Glassagh Consulting have launched a guide for advisers to help them adapt to meet current and future needs for clients.
Six things advisers need to know
Legal & General's Richard Kateley urges advisers to first consider their own business protection needs as a starting point before offering plans to clients.
Advisers support the introduction of simplified protection products, with 79.4% seeing a place in the market for them, a survey has found.
IFA Compliance has announced that it will now make CIExpert available to all adviser firms who are customers.
I am an IFA and I understand new intestacy laws have been introduced. Can you please explain what these are and what I should be discussing with my clients?
Workshops to help advisers understand risks associated with helping elderly clients plan for later life will be held across the UK in October and November.
The advice market for group protection products is changing rapidly. But are providers a help or a hindrance, asks Nigel Hartley.
I'm an IFA struggling to get clients to commit to taking out cover. How do I secure successful protection sales?
How could we quickly increase volume in the UK protection market by 5%? Mick James looks to conversion options as a possible answer.
Almost two-thirds of advice firm owners would sell up early for the right price, a poll has found.
There is a chance that not only will stem cell therapy enter the mainstream, but that IFAs will be advising on it. As a pilot opens in the UK, Sue Wilkinson outlines the case.
Financial advisers operating in Europe are less strictly regulated than their UK counterparts yet consumers are still afforded the same degree of protection, according to Zurich Life government affairs principal Matt Connell.
Intrinsic Financial Services has announced that all 3,000 advisers across the Group will have the option to use LifeQuote from 3rd February 2014.