Two thirds of small businesses believe the death of a key employee would have a severe impact on their business, yet few have key employee insurance, according to Scottish Provident.
Aegon has introduced a new range of online support material aimed at the business protection market.
Aegon has begun a campaign to highlight the importance of the adviser market in the face of stiff competition from internet sales.
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Zurich has launched a microsite dedicated to protection.
Legal & General (L&G) has launched a business protection tool enabling advisers to help firms calculate the value of its 'key people' for insurance purposes.
Friends Provident is launching three new business protection seminars, aimed at advisers who have different levels of business protection knowledge.
Aegon has increased the multi-benefit discounts available when a customer takes out two or more benefits on the same menu plan.
Health insurer Groupama is giving brokers the ability to select the level of commission they earn on all SME business placed with the company.
Providers offering process short cuts and adviser incentives may be driving competition, but this will not build a strong distribution model in the long-term, Aegon's Alun Beynon says.
Research from Scottish Widows has revealed that about 2.6 million sole traders in the UK are leaving their businesses vulnerable by not protecting the owner or key person.
Prudential will partner up with United Overseas Bank (UOB) to sell its products across Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand.
Long-term insurance premium income fell more than a third in the first nine months of 2009 compared to last year, research suggests.
Bright Grey has released a stand alone Relevant Life Policy aimed at small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
An online tool enabling businesses and their advisers to calculate how much shareholder or partnership protection they need has been launched by Legal & General (L&G).
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