‘I am delighted to see the creation of the NoVAD campaign’
Suzanne Clarkson peers into the IP past
Among the employed population 9% report having a limiting long-standing illness or disability (LSI), figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have found.
Consumers believe their savings would be more useful to them if they were off work for more than six months than income protection, research has found.
The Seven Families campaign has announced the second family to benefit from the scheme, the Pinders.
The Money Advice Service has announced that it is supporting the Seven Families campaign.
The way in which the insurance industry works is likely to see huge changes in the near future predicted a panel at the cover forum.
The Income Protection Task Force has confirmed the Seven Families campaign has reached the required level of funding to proceed.
People must consider protection against long-term disability as new research has highlighted how disabled people pay a ‘penalty' on everyday costs, the Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) has urged.
Paul Robertson talks to Peter Le Beau of the IPTF's plans for a multi-disciplinary approach to IP in 2014.
Clive Waller, co-chairman of the Income Protection Task Force (IPTF), has announced he is stepping down from his role at the end of this year.
The Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) is holding a heads of state meeting for CEOs of the major income protection providers.
The protection industry needs a "kick up the bum" and a "spark of passion" injected into it if it is to address the needs of modern consumers, the Protection Review has said.
With white papers due this year on long-term care (Dilnot Review), sickness absence and also the Treasury's work on simple products, how much explicit help (not just macro changes to benefits and the NHS) would you want the government to give the industry?...
Last week, COVER's sister title Mortgage Solutions examined the key issues in the protection industry, with insight and analysis from experts across the sector.
Can you see a change in focus for the FSA's replacement, following its renaming to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), rather than the previously suggested Consumer Protection and Markets Authority (CPMA)?
Aviva has unveiled its protection TV advertising campaign. Is this the chink of light that the industry needs to maximise consumer awareness and engagement, and will it prompt further moves by insurers either individually or collectively?
Income protection insurance sales will increase in importance as a result of FSA scrutiny and the Spending Review the Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) has said.
With providers and the government taking a greater interest in health provision through the workplace, should IFAs become more active in the health and welfare of those individuals in their group business?
This years Protection Review conference hit three main points. Paul Robertson discusses them with Peter Le Beau.
Be it pre or post election, there are always imperatives; things any government or government in waiting must aim for.
New ABI director general Kerrie Kelly has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at this year's Protection Review conference.
Protection is a safety net in case the unthinkable happens, says Kevin Stevens, and insurers must focus more on proving it will be there for customers in need
Peter Le Beau, co-author of the Protection Review and founder of the Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) received his MBE for services to insurance and to charity at a ceremony on 5 November.