Group Protection

        Critical illness pioneer Dr Marius Barnard dies

        Professional Adviser | 14 Nov 2014 | 10:36

        Dr Marius Barnard, the founder of critical illness insurance, has died at the age of 87.


        Five protection turn-offs… and how to fix them

        Mark Holweger examines the key issues keeping the UK’s protection gap stubbornly wide...

        Professional Adviser | 02 Oct 2014 | 10:21
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        Scottish Widows confirms re-entry into IFA market

        Provider Scottish Widows has confirmed it will be re-entering the IFA market with protection products next year.

        Professional Adviser | 26 Jun 2014 | 13:22

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      Protection Watch... with Kevin Carr (May 2014)

      Our protection detective investigates five key developments in the past month...

      Professional Adviser | 22 May 2014 | 07:39

      Well covered: Why picking a protection policy is no longer about price

      Clients' protection priorities are changing and so too are the tools on offer to help advisers find the right solutions. Rebecca Jones investigates

      Professional Adviser | 01 May 2014 | 13:01

      Ageas Protect enters relevant life cover market

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

      IFAonline | 17 Mar 2014 | 21:23
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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

      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

      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


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