British Friendly has launched a 'quote & apply' system for advisers applying for income protection policies for their clients.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has announced plans for a fresh approach to the savings and life insurance markets after declaring it was "devoting too much of its time" to historic issues.
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Mortgage adviser network Pink Home Loans is to ask intermediaries wishing to join the group to provide proof they have an income protection (IP) policy, or to explain their reasons for not being covered.
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Mortgage network Pink has said all its intermediaries will now discuss income protection with clients from the first meeting onwards.
Zurich has launched a flexible group income protection (IP) proposition aimed at businesses with at least 250 employees.
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Friends Life has launched the first employer funded group cancer workplace benefit in the UK.
Steve Webb remains “open minded but sceptical” about private income protection insurers becoming involved in the state welfare system.
Dr Marius Barnard, the founder of critical illness insurance, has died at the age of 87.
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Provider Scottish Widows has confirmed it will be re-entering the IFA market with protection products next year.
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Ageas Protect has entered the relevant life insurance market with the launch of an individual proposition.
Aviva has launched a specialist protection team to offer a tailored service for protection cases with high levels of cover and large premiums.
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.
Insurer Zurich paid out on 94% of its critical illness policy claims last year, up from 90% in 2012, latest statistics show.
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.