'Rely on plan B'
Tom Baigrie, the chief executive of protection broker LifeSearch, has hit out at product providers for pretending to "police" advisers' relationships with their customers, a practice he dubbed "institutional petty theft".
Scottish Widows is considering re-entering the IFA protection market, possibly in 2014.
Almost two-thirds (63%) of small, family-run businesses would not survive the loss of a key member of staff, according to Scottish Widows.
Business protection is one of the largest untapped markets in desperate need of financial advice. Clare Harrop issues a call to arms
Friends Life has completed its full launch with the unveiling of its individual protection proposition for IFAs.
Protection and health insurance complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) leapt sharply in the second three months of the year.
Legal & General has warned that advisers could be vulnerable to complaints action is they fail to ensure that business protection clients have completed the correct legal paperwork.
British bosses are more likely to protect their office equipment than their key staff, according to new research.
Tim Breedon, CEO of Legal & General (L&G), is to retire from the company at the end of 2012, when he will have completed a quarter of a century at the insurer.
Not only will the needs of each and every client who needs a protection policy differ, but advisers also have to factor in the different underwriting processes of providers...
Video footage of COVER magazine's recent Business Protection Breakfast briefing in association with Legal & General
Zurich has seen a significant rise in large case policies issued over the last year.
PruProtect has launched a suite of seven new products targeting all spectrums of the individual protection market.
Most small firms are failing to protect themselves against the threat of losing a key worker despite worrying about its impact, new research has found.
In the fifth part of our business protection special, Maria Merricks reveals the tax implications of safe-guarding a business.
In the fourth of a six-part series on business protection, Maria Merricks investigates the ideal strategy for attracting new clients.
A client who owns a four-man window fitting company has asked me to organise business protection for him. This is not an area I'm familiar with, so as a complete beginner how do I go about evaluating the amount I should be protecting him for?
How much is a key employee worth to a business? And how would, or could, that business cope without them?
Employers are neglecting business protection and employee benefits in a bid to cut costs, according to a new study.
The business protection gap remains static at over a trillion, a Legal & General (L&G) survey of the market suggests.
Legal & General has enhanced its business protection proposition in a bid for share of the business protection gap.
Zurich has added several features to its business protection proposition.