2018 Protection Insurance Survey
Industry should reflect society
Avoids paperwork with two-step process
Via self-service portal
'Rewire Routines' campaign
Calling for new advisers to join
One in four can expect to be affected
No easy answers
Protection should be at the core of advice
To streamline adviser process
Plus extra serious illness cover for children
Extension of an adviser's offering
One in three renters in paid employment do not know how long they could survive
Zurich UK Life has poached Cofunds key account manager Rose St Louis to head its new retail distribution team.
Aviva has said it expects its acquisition of rival Friends Life to generate extra revenue of £600m over the next two years, including and cost savings for the company of £225m.
Mortgage adviser network Personal Touch Financial Services (PTFS) has supported the launch of eKeeper's life assurance quotes service AssuranceKeeper.
Support services firm SimplyBiz is holding a dedicated 'protection awareness week' for advisers after it found "the protection gap is as much of a problem now as it has ever been".
Protection will be the biggest growth area for a third of advisers, a sentiment report has shown.
Barclays Stockbrokers has re-launched its execution-only service to intermediaries with an enhanced adviser support team.
A week after Standard Life said it would not add an adviser charging facility to some legacy products, one adviser argues that not doing so could lead to an increase in transfers following the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
Towergate Financial has acquired the financial planning business of the Melton Mowbray Building Society.
Stockton on Tees based IFA WR Financial has launched a joint venture with nearby accountacy business ChipChase Manners Chartered Accountants.
Avelo has launched a private medical insurance (PMI) service for advisers to compare health insurance contracts from eleven providers.
Protection is seen as a key growth area by IFAs with almost two thirds optimistic about increasing business in the sector this year.