'Record-breaking' £5bn in total pay-outs for protection industry last year and £1.6bn paid out for group risk, according to ABI and GRiD
£20 to £100-a-month premiums to cover funeral costs, clear debt and leave money to family
Paid life claims reached 99% and mental health most common reason for IP pay-out
Long-term disability income increases following years of decline
After his firm paid out 24% of life claims early as 'terminal illness' benefits in 2017, Aegon UK's Simon Jacobs helps clarify the policy
94.6% of critical illness claims paid in 2017 by wealth manager
New business development manager will take responsibility for growing white label service
Personal life insurance and critical illness products now available to advisers via online application service
Less so if cause of death is heart attack or lung cancer
Almost half of UK households risk losing up to £25,000 a year should a female member aged 25 - 45 lose their income
Research from Scottish Widows also shows only 13% of mums have a critical illness policy
People marrying later potentially more exposed to IHT and financial pitfalls
For direct-to-consumer life business to overcome CIC barriers
Less than half of family-run firms have a succession plan, research from Legal & General has revealed
Two fifths have never heard of writing a life insurance policy into a trust however eight in 10 have assets they want to pass on, research by Legal & General has revealed.
Coronary heart disease kills 70,000 in the UK every year, while only a third of the population have life insurance, research by Scottish Widows has revealed.
Following the recent article by The Guardian, specialist adviser Kathryn Knowles discusses changing industry perception and applying her own experiences of mental illness to her work for Cura.
People with a history of mental health issues are being rejected life insurance, The Guardian reported over the weekend. COVER Magazine investigates further...
Zurich's Peter Hamilton discusses how insurers and advisers can broach difficult conversations around ageing.
Research from Canada Life suggests that renaming 'group' insurance products would make them more easily understandable to employees and therefore more sellable.
iPipeline has acquired TCP LifeSystems, a software solutions provider to life and pensions insurance companies, for an undisclosed sum.
When there are children in a family, writes Steve Berry, it is especially important to think not just 'What if something happened to me?' but 'What if something happened to them?'
AIG Life has launched Instant Life, a level term insurance plan with an application time of less than 8 minutes, COVER can exclusively reveal.
Zurich has launched a 'selfie' app called FaceQuote which estimates how much life cover someone might need.