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Canada Life has revealed that almost half of its small scheme new business is being done online.
Openwork has produced a protection quote application for Apple mobile devices.
A new report has called for radical changes to the claims process for life, critical illness and income protection plans.
LifeQuote has developed a decision in principle tool for the protection market to assist advisers with the process of placing difficult lives with insurers.
Personal Touch has added a multi-tie protection panel to join its whole of market offering.
Misconceptions exist about what social media actually is and how it can be used by the protection industry as a sales and marketing channel. Christopher Tuite explains
Insurers must continue using their online systems in to post sales care to support advisers and their client relationships, an industry working group has demanded.
The insurance industry is being held back by poor data capture, substandard analysis and lack of integration between systems, Medicals Direct Group has said.
LV= has extended its offering on Assureweb to include its full range of services.
Avelo has added its weight to those predicting protection sales will grow with IFAs increasing focus to it after the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) is introduced.
A study assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a range of financial planning tools available to advisers has been published.
Assureweb has added a whole of life quotation portal to its service.
Technology is generally considered a ‘good thing' in insurance, having come a long way from such primitive beginnings. But which technology, and how does it fit protection? Stuart Hayman investigates
Assureweb has decommissioned its private medical insurance (PMI) quoting system with a view to introducing an upgraded portal in the future.
Technology supplier Avelo has applauded the move to establish a statement of best practice for collecting online signatures by insurance providers.
PruHealth has launched a quote and application ipad app for its new healthcare plans.
F&TRC has initiated a statement of best practice to address the complexity of processes used by providers when collecting online application signatures.
Underwriting and claims technologies and systems are moving fast. But what do IFAs want from the processes, and are they likely to see it? Paul Robertson investigates