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In the Spotlight with Steve Bryan, The Exeter

In the Spotlight with Steve Bryan, The Exeter

We spoke to Steve Bryan, Director of Distribution and Marketing at The Exeter, about the Exeter's plans in the adviser market and what brokers can do to improve the perception of protection.

17 Nov 2017

Health Shield acquires PMI protection provider

Health Shield acquires PMI protection provider

Health cash plan provider Health Shield has announced the acquisition of Medex Protect, a specialist PMI excess and shortfall protection provider.

17 Nov 2017

Paymentshield launches 'No Excuses' adviser campaign

Paymentshield launches 'No Excuses' adviser campaign

Paymentshield has launched a new campaign aimed at mortgage advisers who have previously struggled to provide their clients with advice on general insurance, highlighting the support now available.

16 Nov 2017

L&G launches rehabilitation support for IP customers

L&G launches rehabilitation support for IP customers

Legal & General has launched a rehabilitation support service for customers of its Income Protection Benefit product.

15 Nov 2017

The Right Mortgage adds Paymentshield to GI panel

The Right Mortgage adds Paymentshield to GI panel

Paymentshield has been selected as a preferred provider on The Right Mortgage & Protection Network's panel of general insurance providers.

10 Nov 2017

iPipeline update highlights mortgage protection risk

iPipeline update highlights mortgage protection risk

iPipeline has updated SolutionBuilder - its research, quote and application solution for advisers - to feature a Risk & Mortgage Protection Report.

09 Nov 2017

MAB's Wayne Davies joins The Source

MAB's Wayne Davies joins The Source

Source Insurance has announced the appointment of Wayne Davies as Business Development Manager for Wales and the West of England.

08 Nov 2017

F&TRC launches CI comparison service for advisers

F&TRC launches CI comparison service for advisers

Financial research consultant F&TRC has launched a new comparison service for financial advisers, para-planners and networks who advise clients on critical illness cover.

08 Nov 2017

Tipton names Uinsure as sole GI supplier

Tipton names Uinsure as sole GI supplier

Tipton & Coseley Building Society has named Uinsure as their preferred GI Supplier.

07 Nov 2017

New home insurance provider offers 60-second quotes

New home insurance provider offers 60-second quotes

New 'smart' home insurance provider Neos launches nationwide today, following a £5m investment led by Aviva.

07 Nov 2017

 

VitalityLife improves underwriting terms for diabetes

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VitalityLife improves underwriting terms for diabetes

VitalityLife has announced that it will be providing fully underwritten final decisions online for Type 1 diabetics who have achieved good control of their condition, without complications.

06 Nov 2017

Paymentshield reports record sales amid growth plans

Paymentshield reports record sales amid growth plans

Paymentshield has recorded a record month in September, as it eyes further growth and enhancements to its proposition.

03 Nov 2017

Q2 protection sales hit five year high

Q2 protection sales hit five year high

Protection product sales in Q2 2017 rose by 4.9% on the previous quarter to £147.1 million, the highest level in five years, according to Equifax Touchstone research.

03 Nov 2017

LV= launches free 'Doctor Services' benefit

LV= launches free 'Doctor Services' benefit

LV= is making its 'Doctor Services' app available as a free benefit for new retirement policyholders.

02 Nov 2017

Trick or Treat - Horrors for residential homeowners this Halloween

Trick or Treat - Horrors for residential homeowners this Halloween

Amongst vampires and witches that may adorn neighbourhoods each Halloween comes a particularly ghoulish visitor – property damage.

31 Oct 2017

VitalityHealth launches Adviser Hub platform

VitalityHealth launches Adviser Hub platform

VitalityHealth has launched its new Adviser Hub platform which will be rolled out to advisers throughout the autumn.

30 Oct 2017

Treasury urges PRA to amend insurance regulation ahead of Brexit

Treasury urges PRA to amend insurance regulation ahead of Brexit

A Treasury Committee report on EU insurance regulation has urged the insurance industry and the PRA "to come to an understanding on what aspects of Solvency II can be changed unilaterally while the UK remains an EU member state".

27 Oct 2017

The Exeter announces entry into impaired protection market

The Exeter announces entry into impaired protection market

Specialist health and protection insurer The Exeter has announced its forthcoming launch into the impaired lives protection market.

25 Oct 2017

Uinsure expands regional sales team

Uinsure expands regional sales team

GI provider Uinsure has appointed Tim Horne as Business Development Manager for the Central region and Ian Twentyman as Telephone Account Manager for the South West and Wales.

20 Oct 2017

Paradigm offers free mortgage and protection compliance package

Paradigm offers free mortgage and protection compliance package

Paradigm Mortgage Services is offering a free basic mortgage and protection compliance package to any DA firms that use the distributor as their exclusive payment route for mortgages and align their protection provider agencies.

19 Oct 2017

British Friendly expands Mutual Benefits proposition

British Friendly expands Mutual Benefits proposition

British Friendly is expanding its discretionary Mutual Benefits programme with three new initiatives focused on health and wellbeing.

17 Oct 2017

VitalityLife launches new adviser tools

VitalityLife launches new adviser tools

VitalityLife has launched two tools for advisers - the Reality Checker and the Trust Hub.

17 Oct 2017

IRESS updates XPLAN to help advisers meet MiFID II rules

IRESS updates XPLAN to help advisers meet MiFID II rules

IRESS has announced new and extended capability in XPLAN to support wealth managers and financial planning professionals in meeting their MiFID II requirements.

16 Oct 2017

Uinsure adopts iPipeline's protection sourcing system

Uinsure adopts iPipeline's protection sourcing system

iPipeline has partnered with GI provider Uinsure to launch its latest offering for advisers working in the protection market.

11 Oct 2017

Scottish Widows joins IRESS’ protection underwriting service

Scottish Widows joins IRESS’ protection underwriting service

IRESS has announced Scottish Widows as the latest protection provider to offer partially underwritten quotes through its online comparison quote and transaction portal, The Exchange.

09 Oct 2017

Homelyfe enters market with gazumping insurance

Homelyfe enters market with gazumping insurance

Insurance app Homelyfe has launched into the market today, initally offering Home Buyer’s Insurance for £35.

09 Oct 2017

Shepherds Friendly revamps income protection plan

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Shepherds Friendly revamps income protection plan

Mutual society Shepherds Friendly has announced that its income protection plan has been awarded a 5 star rating by independent ratings experts, Defaqto.

06 Oct 2017

L&G pays out £30m due to Early Warning System for advisers

L&G pays out £30m due to Early Warning System for advisers

Legal & General has paid out £30 million in 2017 as a direct result of its Early Warning System, which helps advisers identify policies which are about to lapse.

05 Oct 2017

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