Andrew Wibberley questions why so many people continue to be rated when taking out protection insurance.
Exeter Family Friendly has seen a further 10% increase in the proportion of applicants receiving instant underwriting decisions for income protection (IP) since their adoption of UnderwriteMe.
Phil Jeynes, head of sales and marketing at UnderwriteMe talks about why you should attend the Cover Summit on 1st October 2015.
UnderwriteMe has launched its system at an event in London, with its Martin Werth, CEO of UnderwriteMe saying it would 'address the protection famine'.
Advisers should avoid the mistakes of general insurance and offer new ways for consumers to buy protection, writes Neil McCarthy, director of Direct Life.
iPipeline has launched the open market version of its quote tool 'Solution Builder' to all advisers in the protection market.
iPipeline has announced that critical illness (CI) is now available via its new indicative underwriting decision tool - XRAE, which is available to all Assureweb portal users.
Clunky underwriting processes may be a thing of the past as new technology is applied. Paul Robertson speaks to Martin Werth about his UnderwriteMe system.
Direct Life has launched Quote+, which it has described as ‘the most significant advance' in pre-screening underwriting criteria, with the potential for a 10% increase in completed term insurance business for advisers.
Lack of innovation investment in the UK insurance market has been highlighted by recognition of RGA's work in the US.
LV= has changed its underwriting rules to allow more applications to receive an immediate online decision.
Unum has completed the roll-out of its fully electronic income protection (IP) application and underwriting process that means the vast majority of cases will be processed on the spot.
LifeQuote has developed a decision in principle tool for the protection market to assist advisers with the process of placing difficult lives with insurers.
Aviva has reduced its not taken up (NTU) rates for protection products by a quarter over the last three years.
Not only will the needs of each and every client who needs a protection policy differ, but advisers also have to factor in the different underwriting processes of providers...
LV= has continued the market's focus of reducing reliance on GP reports (GPRs) by slashing the number requested for its income protection (IP) applications.
Ellipse has revealed a first look for the whole market at its automated medical underwriting process which takes underwriting forms out of advisers' hands by contacting members directly.
Westfield Health has launched a new brand and medical insurance product, Health365, in what it claims will be a significant development in the health insurance market.
Aviva has reduced the number of doctor reports requested for life insurance applications by 60%.
Unum has launched a new online underwriting system.
Health cash plan provider, Westfield Health, has announced the launch of a range of online services and initiatives for customers.
ALC Health has announced improvements to both its online offering and to its Southern European coverage.