Ageas Protect enters relevant life cover market

IFAonline | 17 Mar 2014 | 21:23

Ageas Protect has entered the relevant life insurance market with the launch of an individual proposition.

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Aviva launches ‘high value’ cases protection team

Aviva has launched a specialist protection team to offer a tailored service for protection cases with high levels of cover and large premiums.

IFAonline | 25 Feb 2014 | 10:46

Aegon UK head of protection proposition exits amid restructure

Aegon UK is proposing to make the role of protection distribution director redundant and has announced the exit of its head of protection proposition as part of wide-ranging changes to its protection unit.

IFAonline | 21 Feb 2014 | 14:11

Other Group Protection articles

Zurich critical illness policy payouts top £65m

Insurer Zurich paid out on 94% of its critical illness policy claims last year, up from 90% in 2012, latest statistics show.  

IFAonline | 30 Jan 2014 | 07:57

L&G increases underwriting limits for life and CI

Legal & General (L&G) is increasing the underwriting limits across its life insurance and critical illness (CI) products among other changes to its protection proposition.

IFAonline | 28 Jan 2014 | 09:22

Five things clients will call you about this week

Here are five stories from the weekend papers clients may call you about this week…

IFAonline | 02 Sep 2013 | 09:59

Sesame Bankhall adds risk products to restricted proposition

Sesame Bankhall Group (SBG) has added several group protection products to its restricted advice proposition.

IFAonline | 14 Aug 2013 | 10:15

Bright Grey upgrades CI cancer definition

Bright Grey has upgraded its critical illness definition for cancer for personal and business protection menu plans.

Cover | 28 May 2013 | 11:17

Aviva signs three-year deal with the Lighthouse Group

Aviva has signed an exclusive three-year deal with the Lighthouse Group to provide life protection products through its national adviser division, Lighthouse Financial Advice (LFA).

IFAonline | 20 May 2013 | 15:33
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Income protection claims move 'will boost IP take-up'

The Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) has said it is "delighted" by the recent publication of income protection (IP) claims statistics by insurance companies, and argued the move would boost consumer confidence in the market.

IFAonline | 07 May 2013 | 14:04

Friends Life last to bow to IP stats campaign

The last company to release its Income Protection Statistics, Friends Life, has done so today, following an industry campaign by the Income Protection Task Force and the Protection Review.

IFAonline | 03 May 2013 | 12:06

L&G: early warning tool has cut protection lapse rates

Legal & General (L&G) has seen a marked decline in lapsed policies across its protection product channels, which it partly put down to an ‘early warning system' it rolled out to advisers in 2006.

IFAonline | 02 May 2013 | 10:45

Protection, you've changed

Dave Miller, head of portal at Avelo, explains how to take advantage of opportunities arising from changes to the protection market.

IFAonline | 02 May 2013 | 08:00
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Ageas launches business protection product suite

Ageas Protect has launched a business protection product range to help firms manage the loss of an owner or key employee.

IFAonline | 01 May 2013 | 10:30

Protection watch...with Kevin Carr (Apr 2013)

Our resident protection detective, Kevin Carr, runs the rule over five developments in the last month…

IFAonline | 25 Apr 2013 | 08:00

How to find your way in to corporate protection

Paul Avis of Canada Life Group Insurance offers his tips to advisers looking to crack the corporate market for the first time.

IFAonline | 25 Apr 2013 | 08:00

Protection: an idea to ease advisers' workload

Like it or not, when assessing the hours of work per case in relation to the remuneration, protection business is often less profitable than other lines of advice.

IFAonline | 22 Apr 2013 | 12:45

AMI in talks over launch of protection trade body

The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI) has entered discussions with a number of stakeholders over the launch of a trade body for protection.

IFAonline | 15 Apr 2013 | 10:45
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Advisers revisit protection commission ban 'catastrophe'

Advisers and providers reiterated the "catastrophe" that would befall the advice sector if the incoming Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) read across a ban on commission in the retail investment market to protection.

IFAonline | 19 Mar 2013 | 13:15

LV= offers 5% discount on income protection

Provider LV= is offering a 5% discount on all income protection (IP) applications until 30 November.

IFAonline | 17 Oct 2012 | 14:00


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