First Complete's Steve Berry discusses strategies for selling income protection.
There are just two weeks to go until the COVER Protection and Health Summit 2017 takes place.
Over two thirds of the UK adult population either hasn't purchased any life insurance (57%) or doesn't know whether they have or not (11%), research from LifeSearch has found.
British Friendly has extended its Mutual Benefits programme to members' wider family via two initiatives.
Capita Life & Pensions has launched a direct-to-customer digital protection system.
Royal London has made changes to its income protection proposition including fracture cover, hospitalisation payment and an additional payment on death.
Two fifths (42%) of self-employed people mistakenly believe they are not eligible for income protection insurance according to research from LV=.
Cura Financial Services has launched a 'Game of Gnomes' campaign to get people thinking about their protection insurance needs.
Almost a third (31%) of UK adults have experienced temporary or permanent leave from work due to ill health, a cancer diagnosis or a death within the family, according to a study by Aviva.
Some 87% of protection industry experts surveyed agreed that the 'claim is our core product, not the policy', according to a poll from the Protection Review.
Aviva has secured an exclusive five-year distribution agreement with Countrywide plc to provide its mortgage and rental customers with protection insurance.
Peter Bayliss, Product Director for Synaptic Software, discusses if this is the case and what it means for the industry.
The history of awareness campaigns in the protection industry is not a long or distinguished one; says Peter Le Beau.
Debbie Kennedy, group head of protection strategy at Royal London, was named 'Personality of the Year' at the Protection Review 2017 awards last night.
British Friendly has announced the appointment of Georgina Rose as Compliance and Risk Director.
Income protection insurance has become increasingly common in Australia over the last few years writes Richard Laycock.
Robin Willison has joined the Board of British Friendly as a Non-Executive Director.
British Friendly has become the first insurer to complete the new Disability Confidence & Awareness training by Disability Rights UK (DRUK).
Holloway Friendly's Short Term and Purely Income Protection policies will be available on The Right Mortgage Network from mid-June 2017.
Entrepreneurial start-up company Gryphon Group Holdings Limited, has raised £180m in funding to design and build an 'insurance challenger' that seeks to protect more families in the UK.
Inga Beale, chief executive officer of Lloyd's London has said that despite controlling "70-80% of consumer spending globally", "over a third of women in their late 30s would not be able to survive for 'one month if they lost their regular source of income'....
Advisers who take out IP with LV= between now and 31st August 2017 will get a discount of around 10% depending on their situation for the entire length of the policy.
London & Country Mortgages (L&C) has called for the protection industry to introduce annual statements as it shares customer views on whether they would like to receive such contact from insurers, COVER can exclusively reveal.
iPipeline has reported a 36% increase in the number of completed new business protection applications in Q1 2017, based on provider supplied data, as compared to same period last year.