Moving Minds, a psychological management and rehabilitation service, responds to Keith Bushnell's recent article on mental health and workplace absence.
t last week's Cover Forum John Ritchie, the Ellipse chief executive, commented on panel debate that insurers in the UK are addicted to complexity, is he right?
Aegon's John Joe McGinley explains why advisers will increasingly use social media.
Psychological techniques can help insurance applicants and claimants give insurers fuller information, according to Philip Graves, one of the world's leading experts in consumer behaviour.
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network and is growing rapidly. It connects you to your trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals.
It seems everywhere you turn people are talking about social media. But a lot of the discussions are theoretical in nature or discussing future developments.
The mortgage market's return to strength can only be a good thing for mortgage advisers, but it already appears to be having a damaging effect on the protection industry.
Kevin Carr, takes his magnifying glass to five developments in the industry over the last month…
The broker market has weathered many storms. Jason Berry looks at whether comparison sites are the new battle brokers face.
Don't look back in anger
COVER is offering a report outlining an understanding of how you and your peers select which products and providers, as well as a company profile and performance analysis of all main providers in the protection and health insurance marketplace.
Peter Barnett examines the consequences of the Governments Long Term Care announcement
I suspect most of you are fed up with the electronic trade news feeds, feeding us a diet of gloom and doom on the start of RDR.
It is with regret that I am already breaking my new year's resolution.
Whatever 2013 holds, we need to return to the art of actually selling, says Mark Dennison
Product placement could work - Bright Grey
When the Retail Distribution Review was first introduced by the FSA they declared it was a key component of a consumer protection strategy.
Since Andrew Dilnot published his Fairer Care Funding report in July 2011, much has been written and said about it by the press, by charities and by politicians on all sides.
Today's Protection industry is largely unrecognisable to that of a decade or so years ago, and yet some habits appear to die hard, says Nick Aumonier.
So we heard from British Friendly recently that income protection (IP) sales are not benefiting from the gender change opportunity. Advisers have reported similar, but that life is tracking the opposite trend.
Many insurers cite ‘early intervention' as key to improving long term absence outcomes and improving the claims experience of group income protection (GIP) policies.
In the Test-Achats judgement on 1 March last year the European Court of Justice ruled that different premiums for men and women equated to sex discrimination. Gender, or relating factors, used in premium prices were banned. And here we are - five months...
John Ritchie ponders the Mayans and G Day
John Ritchie sifts strategic insight from the conference circuit