The Big Interview
Effective 1 January 2021
Hosted at The Brewery, London
‘Turn this challenge into an opportunity’
According to poll, 59.09% believe 'yes'
Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) hub for advisers and consumers
This Friday at Jumeirah Carlton Tower, London
Recent Defaqto figures show a 13% fall in IP plans available on the market, but does this mean the cover available is decreasing in quality?
Appointed to help promote and improve income protection
Carr Consulting & Communications is hosting a session to encourage members of the protection industry to write better awards entries.
In recent months I've heard discussions about whether or not insurers should scrap this benefit, which is typically included on most life insurance policies, writes Kevin Carr.
COVER has launched a campaign, initially in partnership with the Protection Review, to reform the practice of writing list-based occupational definitions (Activities of Daily Living and Working - ADL and ADW) for income protection.
Has the income protection (IP) industry reached tipping point? The validity of list-based occupational definitions for IP, such as work tasks and activities of daily living, has been questioned for many years. But the demand for change is becoming stronger....
The Protection Review's independent training has been warmly received by advisers who attended the first two sessions and it is now hoping to arrange further dates next year.
The internet, new media and social media are continuing to grow in popularity and importance for interacting with people. What should advisers be doing to make the most of these opportunities?
Dates have been confirmed for the Protection Review and Personal Finance Society's (PFS) independent protection training sessions.
Leaving aside the question of advice, do you see simple protection products as a threat to IFAs or a stepping stone for clients? Should IFAs sell them alongside fully featured products?
The group risk market must modernise or miss out in the 21st century. John Ritchie outlines the pitfalls ahead
Experts are bracing themselves for a "firesale" of protection products next year ahead of a rule change which could see premiums soar by 10%.
From pet cover to soap storylines, Kevin Carr dissects the latest protection industry developments in his exclusive monthly blog.
In the first of his exclusive new series, Kevin Carr looks at the ups and the downs this month in the protection industry.
With Big-T and Little-T underwriting now common and significantly reducing non-disclosure issues, do you feel the industry is ready for a tele-claims service? Is there a demand for this, and is it necessary?