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A quarter suffer financial hardship due to ill health

A quarter suffer financial hardship due to ill health

Almost a third (31%) of UK adults have experienced temporary or permanent leave from work due to ill health or a death within the family, leaving them with nearly 50% more debt and 40% less savings, according to research from Aviva.

18 Aug 2017

Paymentshield goes paperless on home insurance

Paymentshield goes paperless on home insurance

Provider of insurance to the mortgage intermediary market, Paymentshield, has announced that customers will now receive their Home Insurance policy documents online.

14 Aug 2017

Advisers call for personalised protection products

Advisers call for personalised protection products

The majority of advisers want to see personalised protection products for common conditions as well as different customer segments, according to iPipeline research.

08 Aug 2017

In the Spotlight with Wayne Carter, National Friendly

In the Spotlight with Wayne Carter, National Friendly

We spoke to Wayne Carter, Head of Sales and Marketing at National Friendly, about the PMI market and how technology is revolutionising protection policies.

04 Aug 2017

Allianz take £500m stake in LV= for joint venture

Allianz take £500m stake in LV= for joint venture

Allianz Group and Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society (LV=) have agreed to launch a joint venture, creating a general insurance business with over 6 million customers.

04 Aug 2017

Former Genworth MD Peter Barrett joins Homelyfe

Former Genworth MD Peter Barrett joins Homelyfe

Peter Barrett, the former managing director of Genworth Financial, has joined Homelyfe as chairman of the business.

01 Aug 2017

The fear of using the C word

The fear of using the C word

According to a new study, although cancer survival rates in the UK have increased over the years, the improvements often lag behind those of other European countries.

27 Jul 2017

Royal London launches e-signature consent for medical record access

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Royal London launches e-signature consent for medical record access

Royal London will now allow customers to give consent to access their medical records using an e-signature, they have announced today.

21 Jul 2017

The Source creates intermediary division in senior shake-up

The Source creates intermediary division in senior shake-up

Source Insurance has appointed two new Directors to its main board amongst a raft of changes at senior level.

19 Jul 2017

Bankhall launches mortgage and protection compliance solution

Bankhall launches mortgage and protection compliance solution

Bankhall has launched a new mortgage, protection and general insurance compliance support solution for directly FCA authorised firms.

13 Jul 2017

 

L&G updates intermediary case management system

L&G updates intermediary case management system

Legal & General has today announced new upgrades to its intermediary case management system, Online Protection Connect.

10 Jul 2017

Landbay partners with L&G to launch BTL insurance

Landbay partners with L&G to launch BTL insurance

Buy-to-let mortgage lender Landbay has partnered with Legal & General to launch Landbay Insurance, a new insurance service for buy-to-let landlords.

10 Jul 2017

Myles Rix to leave LV= as life and retirement arms merge

Myles Rix to leave LV= as life and retirement arms merge

LV= has restructured its Life business to bring its Protection, Retirement Solutions and Heritage businesses under one management.

28 Jun 2017

In the Spotlight with Peter Goodman, CEO of Homelyfe

In the Spotlight with Peter Goodman, CEO of Homelyfe

We spoke to Peter Goodman, CEO of Homelyfe, about the technology platform's plans for the insurance market and his views on 'disruptive' technologies.

23 Jun 2017

Intelliflo streamlines protection quote service with iPipeline

Intelliflo streamlines protection quote service with iPipeline

Intelliflo’s Intelligent Office has integrated iPipeline’s research, quote and apply portal, SolutionBuilder.

22 Jun 2017

National Friendly launches assisted living insurance

National Friendly launches assisted living insurance

National Friendly has launched an assisted living insurance product which it says is the first specifically aimed at supporting older people to extend independent living in their own home in later life.

21 Jun 2017

Admiral flouts FCA insurance renewal rules

Admiral flouts FCA insurance renewal rules

Admiral has agreed to contact customers who may have been given inaccurate information in renewal documents.

16 Jun 2017

New protection challenger to enter market

New protection challenger to enter market

An entrepreneurial start-up has raised £180m to design and build an insurance challenger which it says is now gearing up for launch.

14 Jun 2017

LV= adds free 'Doctor Services' to protection products

LV= adds free 'Doctor Services' to protection products

LV= is adding LV= Doctor Services to all personal protection products for new customers, at no added cost.

06 Jun 2017

Royal London and L&C launch mortgage protection solution

Royal London and L&C launch mortgage protection solution

Royal London has partnered with fee-free mortgage and protection adviser L&C to develop and test a new life insurance application service, Streamlined Mortgage Protection.

05 Jun 2017

VitalityLife launches adviser incentives on indexed policies

VitalityLife launches adviser incentives on indexed policies

VitalityLife is launching a new initiative to boost the take-up of the indexation option on all protection policies as concern about inflation continues to grow.

01 Jun 2017

First Complete & Pink report record mortgage and protection sales

First Complete & Pink report record mortgage and protection sales

First Complete and Pink have reported that their mortgage, protection and general insurance sales hit record highs in March 2017.

30 May 2017

National Friendly launches new PMI plans

National Friendly launches new PMI plans

National Friendly has revamped its PMI solution to offer two distinct policies, an In-Patient Plan and a Diagnosis Plus Plan.

30 May 2017

IRESS enhances Whole of Life offering

IRESS enhances Whole of Life offering

IRESS has updated its Whole of Life service on The Exchange, its online comparison quote and transaction portal.

24 May 2017

Paymentshield appoints new account managers for North & South

Paymentshield appoints new account managers for North & South

Paymentshield has announced changes to its national account management teams, with sales appointments in the North and the South.

23 May 2017

Aegon joins IRESS’ Exchange protection underwriting service

Aegon joins IRESS’ Exchange protection underwriting service

IRESS has today announced that Aegon is the latest provider to offer partially underwritten quotes through The Exchange, IRESS’ online comparison quote and transaction portal.

22 May 2017

Mortgage debt exceeds average life insurance pay out

Mortgage debt exceeds average life insurance pay out

People are likely to be under protected for the amount of mortgage debt they have, according to Aegon's protection claims statistics.

16 May 2017

First Complete and Pink launch buy-to-let insurance system

First Complete and Pink launch buy-to-let insurance system

First Complete and Pink have launched a new buy-to-let insurance system designed to help advisers offer clients a simplified way to ensure their property investments are protected.

16 May 2017

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