The public may view all protection products as "toxic" following the payment protection insurance (PPI) mis-selling scandal, according to the chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services.
Professional Adviser's protection detective Kevin Carr delivers his verdicts on five key developments in the protection space in the last month...
Mortgage network Pink has said all its intermediaries will now discuss income protection with clients from the first meeting onwards.
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National advice firm Lighthouse Group has launched a "holistic" mortgage and protection advice service in response to demand from clients.
Friends Life has launched the first employer funded group cancer workplace benefit in the UK.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has updated its guidelines on how critical illness (CI) policies should be described and explained to consumers, in a move it hopes will ultimately lead to fewer declined claims.
An award-winning campaign designed to demonstrate the real-life benefits of income protection has gone live.
Aegon UK has launched a whole of life protection plan which offers the ability to place the policy in a discretionary trust at application.
A retired IFA currently battling an Ombudsman payment protection insurance claim dating from the 1980s says the lack of a complaints long-stop for advisers is “crazily unfair” and is pushing his MP to intervene.
Professional Adviser's resident Armchair critic has nothing but praise for the Income Protection Task Force's Seven Families initiative, but can advisers take advantage?
Figures showing insurance companies declined fewer than 3,500 of more than 102,000 protection claims last year "shatter the illusion" that providers don't pay, according to stakeholders.
Five advisers are on the shortlist for Individual Protection Adviser of the Year at the upcoming Protection Review Awards.
Research business Defaqto has added whole-of-life protection policies to its star ratings service.
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