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Insurers offer more than just financial support to cancer sufferers on both a group and individual level. But are they doing enough?
Private medical insurance (PMI) advisers have questioned whether VitalityHealth's change to its pricing strategy will adversely affect customers. Fiona Murphy reports.
A useful aid to stop smoking or unhealthy as normal cigarettes? Pulse Insurance managing director Paul Sandilands explains how the industry needs to treat e-cigarettes for insurance purposes
My client wants to take out a life policy, but is worried they might have missed out some GP appointments over the past five years in their application. Will this affect them getting cover, and how do I reassure them?
Peter de Vries discusses the case for wellness and multinationals in his presentation on group risk pooling.
Who are Insurope? What products do they pool in UK? What are the UK Group Risk pooling results? What are their strengths and USPs? Morten Unneberg, chief executive officer, Insurope Network explains
What is pooling? Why is pooling important? Who should do it? What are the benefits? Jon Ford, sales director, Canada Life Group Insurance explains.
Paul Shires, executive director of sales and marketing at Westfield Health makes the case for more adviser engagement with the health products market.
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.
A must watch full-length talk on the remarkably low financial costs and risk of starting in social media by Incisive Media's head of digital and tech.
As Formula 1 season shifts into gear, Chris Boatman assesses the underwriting implications of motorsport.
Pre-Christmas is a good time to look ahead at what might be on the horizon for next year's PMI sector, Richard Walsh investigates.
The Armed Forces are in danger of walking into a severe insurance mess, warns Richard Walsh
Coverage of the Government's response to the Dilnot Commission Report has been pretty negative because it has delayed a decision until the nest comprehensive spending review -Good says Richard walsh
Fiona Murphy asks whether the white paper on long-term care is effective enough and what more needs to be done
Does the Social care White paper tackle the Crisis in Social Care? Peter Barnett asks the questions
Nearly 60% of oldest believe individuals should pay for at least 50% of long term care costs, Partnership has found.
Some unintended consequences are looming in the pensions and annuities market. As we have known for some time, the use of risk assessment based on gender for insurance policies will be illegal from 21 December 2012. But the EU Commission has now said...
Has the income protection (IP) industry reached tipping point? The validity of list-based occupational definitions for IP, such as work tasks and activities of daily living, has been questioned for many years. But the demand for change is becoming stronger....
Last year the government launched its consultation on simple financial products and a summary of responses has now been published.
Earlier this week the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) released a report declaring the public was massively disconnected from the reality of long-term care (LTC) costs.
Every time the NHS comes under pressure in the UK, the voices for a move to a co-payment system supported by private medical insurance (PMI) come to the fore.
In his Mortgage Solutions blog, Connells mortgage services director Ross Bowen argued that protection covers more than just borrowers, helping lenders and brokers too.