COVER Podcast #9
Three top tips for social media success
41% of women and 28% of men say body confidence impacts mental health
Let's Start Talking campaign
Mental Health Pathways Plus
Social media pressures
Putting the tech into protection
Seven in 10 of 379 advisers surveyed use social media for business purposes
Regulator 'shirking responsibility'
De-bunking the 'digitisation myth', Mark Gee explains why technology is offering not just some but all financial advisers the opportunity to leapfrog their competitors
The Seven Families campaign is preparing for its #ForAllTheCarers action day with support from firms in the protection industry.
Over three-quarters (77%) of financial advisers have used LinkedIn in a professional capacity, according to a survey carried out by Ellipse.
Advisers need to tell ‘positive protection stories' to encourage take-up of protection, Roger Edwards, of Roger Edwards Marketing Ltd, told the Financial Services Expo in Manchester.
Less than half (46%) of advisers use social media, leading the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) to call for greater clarity on social media rules from the Financial Conduct Authority.
Protection advisers must engage with social media and here's how they can do it effectively, says Lifesearch's Ricky Butler.
Only one in four advisory firms operates a social media policy for staff despite its increasing use and growing scrutiny from the regulator, research suggests.
Advisers and insurers believe improved trust would be the most likely factor to increase protection sales while technology is at the bottom of the agenda, a poll has found.
Capita Regulatory Services has partnered with LeanApps, a standard software provider for the insurance and pensions markets.
Panacea Adviser is to hold a webcast to support and educate advisers on using social media.
Panacea Adviser, an online community and resource for financial advisers, has launched a new Social Media Guide aimed at helping advisers understand the benefits of social media and how to use it effectively.
Paradigm Protect, the newly launched protection proposition for advisory firms, has announced it is to use social media for a debate on the protection marketplace.
Speaking at a COVER Breakfast Briefing, sponsored by Unum, Geoff Branch, an account executive at Liveperson, explains how websites overcome inhibitors and convert visits to sales.
Unum's Tim Jackson on why advisers should embrace social media and how they can best use these tools to their advantage.
Canada Life Group Insurance has launched a YouTube channel hosting in-depth webcasts for both advisers and clients.