Bad lifestyle choices such as smoking, poor diet, high alcohol intake and excess weight are responsible for ‘around 40% of all cancers', according to new research.
Ageas Protect has overhauled its critical illness (CI) product to include15 ABI+ condition definitions and extended its relationship with Best Doctors.
This genetic illness affects about one in 800 people in the UK. Mary Randell explains how advisers can offer cover for it
Friends Life has completed its full launch with the unveiling of its individual protection proposition for IFAs.
The latest issue of COVER included a report that some members of the protection provider community, including the ABI, were unhappy with the way third party agencies rate products.
Paul Gyseman looks at the insurance implications of this oesophageal condition and why underwriters need to be alert when assessing the long-term risks of this common disclosure
Aviva has added the first partial payments to its critical illness (CI) policy and halved the length of time for a Multiple Sclerosis (MS) claim.
Defaqto and other ratings agencies have been attacked for "driving the wrong behaviour" by encouraging product complexity and being "in danger of misleading consumers".
Despite being one of the most common conditions in the country, high blood pressure has serious underwriting consequences. Fergus Bescoby explains.
Complaints about critical illness (CI) have spiked sharply over the last six months, the FSA has reported.