The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has said general rules governing the handling of clients' medical information by advisers are sufficient after concerns were raised by a provider.
Zurich's half year results showed 91% of critical illness (CI) claims were paid out.
The number of older people living with cancer in the UK is set to treble by 2040, with increased demand on health services, Macmillan has reported.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is proposing to reduce the length of time it takes to process applications to register a lasting power of attorney (LPA).
Legal & General (L&G) has made a number of changes to its critical illness insurance (CII) plans.
Friends Life has introduced fee facilitation options across a number of product ranges ahead of the implementation of new remuneration rules brought about by the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
Insurance brokers have raised concerns about Financial Services Authority (FSA) plans to increase their compensation threshold under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).
The new managing director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident has admitted the provider has "taken its eyes off the ball" with underwriting speeds.
Aviva has extended cover on its critical illness (CI) policies with benefits for additional conditions, ABI+ definitions and child cover.
Ageas Protect has promised to support customers whose applications cannot be placed on risk immediately before the introduction of gender neutral pricing.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has blocked acquisition activity by a financial adviser, questioning her reputation and citing her lack of honesty and integrity.
Insurer Aviva's core protection products are to be made available to Tesco Bank customers after the companies agreed a five-year deal.
Alan Lakey has launched a website in an effort to raise consumer understanding of critical illness products and help people compare different policies.
COVER Magazine has now moved to a new website.
The government could force people judged too sick or disabled to be employed to do unlimited unpaid work or risk losing their benefits.
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