Protection Watch: Kevin Carr's verdicts on recent developments

‘Promising lead’ or ‘Back to the lab’?

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Professional Adviser's protection detective Kevin Carr delivers his verdict on five key developments in the protection space from the last month or so

Stand and Deliver What if Amazon did protection? According to the latest Protection Review industry poll, three-quarters (83%) of respondents said Amazon entering the UK protection market would lead to a direct increase in sales. The poll asked advisers, intermediaries, insurers and reinsurers: "If Amazon entered the protection market would the market grow?" The results were ‘Yes, significantly' 47.89%; ‘Yes, slightly' 35.21%; ‘No difference' 16.90%. Nobody participating in the survey felt the market would fall as a result. Verdict: Promising lead Doctor! Doctor! Apple in America ...

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