Clients' protection priorities are changing and so too are the tools on offer to help advisers find the right solutions.
Ageas Protect has entered the relevant life insurance market with the launch of an individual proposition.
Insurer Zurich paid out on 94% of its critical illness policy claims last year, up from 90% in 2012, latest statistics show.
Legal & General (L&G) is increasing the underwriting limits across its life insurance and critical illness (CI) products among other changes to its protection proposition.
Sesame Bankhall Group (SBG) has added several group protection products to its restricted advice proposition.
Bright Grey has upgraded its critical illness definition for cancer for personal and business protection menu plans.
Aviva has signed an exclusive three-year deal with the Lighthouse Group to provide life protection products through its national adviser division, Lighthouse Financial Advice (LFA).
Ageas Protect has launched a business protection product range to help firms manage the loss of an owner or key employee.
Legal & General has made a series of amendments to its group critical illness product including coverage for more illnesses.
The imminent introduction of auto-enrolment looks set to trigger increased investment in employee benefits, according to research from Group Risk Development (Grid).
The government is seeking to cut half a million people from the disability benefits list when the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is introduced.
The Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) is once again issuing its set of popular Top Trumps-style cards designed to help demystify critical illness (CI).
Britain will be facing a bill of more than £15bn a year to diagnose and treat cancer in ten years time, new research has suggested.
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.
Despite being one of the most common conditions in the country, high blood pressure has serious underwriting consequences. Fergus Bescoby explains.
Employers underestimate the importance of the benefits they offer staff after new research revealed half of employees would move jobs for better benefits.
The group risk market has begun to recover from the effects of recession although income protection is still in decline, according to Swiss Re.
An exception for employers offering group risk benefits has been included in Government plans to scrap the default retirement age (DRA).
Canada Life has extended the Red Arc and Best Doctors support services to all existing group critical illness (CI) members.
Critical illness (CI) sales scripts are ready for implementation by the end of the year following approval from the FSA and Association of British Insurers (ABI).