Aviva has updated its protection offering, allowing multi-product quotes for the first time, live case tracking and a promise of 10% extra commission for advisers using its 'interactive' underwriting mode.
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.
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.
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