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Iain Clark has been announced as British Friendly Society's new marketing and distribution director, having previously been managing director for protection at LV=.
WHCA is now Orchard Healthcare, with a new website being launched along with the rebrand of the Worcester based cashplan provider.
Mutuals Engage Mutual and Family Investments have now rebranded as OneFamily following the completion of a merger announced at the end of 2014.
Mutual Wesleyan's total operating profit for 2014 was up 32% at £40.3m the mutual has reported.
The Mutuals' Deferred Shares Bill has passed into law with the granting of Royal assent to the bill.
A Bill to allow mutuals and friendly societies to raise capital through issuing Deferred Shares passed its last stage in the House of Commons on Friday and is set to receive Royal Assent.
Wesleyan has raised £250,000 for its chosen charity the Birmingham Children's Hospital, with the money going to the new Children's Cancer Centre.
Mutual Wesleyan is rolling out the ability for customers to receive advice remotely using Vizolution's screen sharing solution.
The members of Family Investments and Engage Mutual have both voted in favour of a merger of the two companies which will create one of the biggest mutuals in the UK.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed new requirements for selling mutual society shares to ordinary retail investors.
Insurers should bring back mutuality to the protection industry with peer to peer (P2P) insurance to be considered, delegates at the Protection Review conference heard.
Mutuals must emphasise how they differ from the competition particularly when they face pricing pressures, an insurance broker has urged.
Income protection provider PG Mutual has reported a ‘record increase' in new business for 2013, as the mutual sector has experienced growth during the recession.
Surveys suggest only around 1 in 10 UK employees have income protection insurance, yet as Which? says ‘The one protection policy every working adult in the UK should consider is the very one most of us don't have - income protection'.
Cirencester Friendly has called for an industry standard for income protection claims statistics to be provided after publishing its annual claims statistics.
The Defaqto star ratings system has been called into question by industry experts following publication of its 2013 income protection (IP) products ranking.
Advisers offering protection advice are in a "very small" minority, according to PG Mutual.
Protection provider PG Mutual has announced a partnership with Medical Insurance Agency (MIA), part of Skipton Financial Services (SFS), to offer members access to financial advice.
PG Mutual Friendly Society has unveiled a new advertising campaign emphasising the need for people to think about their position should they become incapacitated.
Smaller mutual societies could disappear due to the increasing burden of regulatory costs, Exeter Family Friendly has warned.
Cirencester friendly's income protection (IP) product has been added to Intrinsic's protection panel.