Canada Life is adding a bereavement counselling service and dedicated probate helpline to all its group life schemes with immediate effect.
Bupa is branding its range of flexible benefits as Bupa Flex-pertise.
Unum has created a Group Life master trust, allowing employers who offer their employees group life cover to pay out claims free of tax.
Canada Life has simplified the processes and requirements for firms whose employees wish to continue working beyond their Expected Normal Retirement Age (ENRA).
The group life and long-term disability markets shrank last year according to Swiss-Re.
LV= is cutting premiums for its higher sum term assurance products.
Aviva has announced an increase in its maximum free cover limits for group life policies.
Legal and General has joined the All Net network as its UK partner.
Employees value the support of workplace benefits during the current economic climate, new research from Friends Provident says.
The group risk industry has warned that Government plans to fast-track a review of the UK retirement age could lead to significant problems and expense for providers and clients if not undertaken correctly.