15% increase in number of claims paid
Also signs Funeral Payment Pledge
'Touch lives of one in three'
To 1,552 families and businesses
Pay-outs totalling £208m
Design, grip, whether they work ...
And 94% for critical illness
3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK
Calling for new advisers to join
Above industry average
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has announced plans for a fresh approach to the savings and life insurance markets after declaring it was "devoting too much of its time" to historic issues.
Aegon has said it will leave life company trade body the Association of British Insurers (ABI) at the end of the year, and instead lobby the government and regulators directly.
Aegon is to delist from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) next month as the benefit does not justify the cost, the insurer has announced.
Gary Shaughnessy, head of Fidelity's retail business, is leaving the firm to become chief executive of Zurich's UK life business.
Resolution is preparing a "self-managed" exit from Friends Life in 2014 that would see the company split between a fit for purpose life company and a closed life fund consolidator.
Bupa has become the second insurer to give further clarity about its complaints levels, suggesting providers may want further details to be published by the Ombudsman to put figures into a wider context.
PruProtect has said it is "bullish" about the future for the protection market and that it is aiming to be a major player in the UK market.
The private medical insurance (PMI) market's two biggest players have seen a rise in the number of complaints escalated to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Any move abroad by Prudential is "unlikely" to affect either PruProtect or PruHealth, COVER understands.
PruProtect has announced a significant rise in new business premiums and the number of lives it now covers.
With less than a year before the ECJ ruling on gender discrimination comes into effect, there is still confusion as to how insurers should respond, according to specialists.