To improve access to protection
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has issued a clarification that pay-outs from term life, critical and terminal illness insurance policies will not impact means-testing for Universal Credit.
The recent DWP update on Universal Credit presents the protection industry with a 'wonderful opportunity'
Income from insurance covering mortgage payments disregarded when entitlement to benefits assessed
Potential changes to workplace sick pay entitlement could provide a group income protection opportunity for advisers
Appointed to help promote and improve income protection
Richard Walsh tells the fantastical tale of ill-thought-out pension reforms.
The debate between insurers "right" to assess risk vs concerns about unethical discrimination has come into sharp focus again.
This new year promises to produce some valuable innovations in the income protection market.
Get ready for IMD2. Yes, the EU Commission is reviewing the Intermediaries Directive and it is now reaching full consultation stage.
The reorganising of the NHS will open opportunities for private health provision. Richard Walsh highlights likely scenarios
In the run up to the election, there are changes on the horizon for regulating insurance, particularly in the area of consumer protection.