With a new year upon us, Nathan Hill explores
COVER Podcast #3
Rate of applications 'not taken up' remained static, despite process improvements
The ‘latest trends, facts and impacts’
Brexity uncertainty driving conversations
Almost 12.9 million members covered in 2018
'Too many fall into bankruptcy because they have not protected key people’
The bad news and the good news
ABI makes statement on consumer panel findings while key protection figures welcome call for Universal Credit means-testing exemption
He served as CEO for Swiss Re UKI since 2016
The recent DWP update on Universal Credit presents the protection industry with a 'wonderful opportunity'
Providers supplying mortgage protection solutions alongside State benefits should 'keep it simple'
Swiss Re inputs to OTS consultation and calls for tax exemptions for employers taking out group life assurance (GLA) - should be "extended to include relevant life"
Overall increase of 21.1% for critical illness - highest level of growth since 2012
Protection must "widen its proposition to meet needs of renters", says Swiss Re's Ron Wheatcroft
Recruiting the right people for the right roles can be tough for any business. Here, recent graduate Chloe Gilbert presents a personal view of promoting careers in insurance and reinsurance to the potential next generation
Swiss Re's Term and Health Watch 2017 has shown growth across all individual protection products, with income protection showing the highest levels of growth at 9.8%.
The UK Group Risk market - more employees and premiums, but still too few employers writes Paul Avis.
Pacific Life Re has appointed Alan Dott as underwriting director for its Europe business unit.
Deepak Jobanputra examines the question of 100% payouts in severe illness cover, and finds this isn't necessarily to the client's benefit
Income protection sales increased by 10.7% during 2015 according to Swiss Re's Term and Health Watch 2016.
Fiona Murphy discusses the results of the 2016 Swiss Re Group Watch in further depth with report author Ron Wheatcroft.
After four years as CEO, Swiss Re's Michel Liès will step down on 1 July with reinsurance head Christian Mumenthaler named as his replacement.