Life claims steady at 98%
£40-50m dormant assets available annually
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has cancelled the permissions of insurance and mortgage broker Goldthorn Mortgage & Insurance Services following the liquidation of the company.
Members of life and pensions mutual Royal London have agreed to proposals to acquire the life insurance and asset management businesses of the Co-operative Banking Group.
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.
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LV= will switch its protection business to gender neutral rates on 1 December and has announced its pipeline strategy for advisers.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has said general rules governing the handling of clients' medical information by advisers are sufficient after concerns were raised by a provider.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is proposing to reduce the length of time it takes to process applications to register a lasting power of attorney (LPA).
Online adviser support on I-E tax changes and the gender directive has been launched by LV=.
Aegon has cut individual life and income protection rates to take advantage of the gender directive.
Aegon has published a guide to State bereavement payments that will be issued with all death claim packs.
Half the life insurance claims received by Scottish Provident last year were made for those under 55 years old, the insurer has revealed.
Bereavement benefits need to be altered to better support those who have suffered the death of a loved one, government research has found.
Lloyds Banking Group made a loss of £3.5bn last year - largely due to money set aside to cover payment protection insurance (PPI) claims - and said its bonus pool was down 30% against 2010.