First direct-to-consumer life insurance partnership in UK
According to Capita findings
Equates to seven million people
'A small number of people lie on their insurance applications'
Confirmation from DWP that lump-sum pay-outs will not be means-tested has 'implications for all types of protection insurance'
Ms C told life assurance would be 'excessive and unaffordable' however there is no evidence it was explored as an option
Most people would choose to insure against accidental death followed by cancer, Pacific Life Re Consumer Research finds
'World-first solution' to protect against rising costs of later life
Aviva's MD of group protection discusses the current complexity for SME employers when choosing life insurance for their workforce
Multiple group life policies can be written to 'simplify' employer experience
COVER examines mental health underwriting following The Telegraph story revealing refused life cover for bereaved woman who sought counselling
Joint life second death (JLSD) option added to relieve tax burden on couples gifting assets
More than a quarter have 'no idea' how family would cope financially without them
Less than half of employers realise that GLA policies pay out regardless of whether death is work related
Providing better protection to people with mental health problems, disabilities and 'just about managing' families on Universal Credit will help improve trust
'Industry must address misconceptions around protection', says Royal London
Peace of Mind service will provide nurses for crisis support and to handle claims for policyholders
Critical illness upgrades now live on online cover comparison service
COVER editor gets philosophical about life, death and protection advice
How can life insurance trust innovation can help secure consumer confidence in today's highly competitive landscape?
Comments from ABI, CII, advisers and provider following Financial Conduct Authority's call for better access to insurance for pre-existing medical conditions
Bill broadened to include insurable interest in cohabitants, group schemes and trusts
Group life, critical illness and income protection business bought from Munich Re
Fifth admit household would not be financially safe without main income