Payment protection specialist British Money is helping lenders fulfil their risk and governance controls through the provision of a bespoke risk reporting tool known as the Conduct Risk Dashboard.
British men are almost twice as likely as women to avoid seeking medical help when experiencing a serious health symptom, protection specialist LV= has found.
LV= is to pilot the use of Vizolution’s vScreen to improve the end-to-end customer journey in its life and broker insurance divisions,
F&TRC has boosted the comprehensiveness of its Quality Analyser for Protection comparison service to include Mortgage Protection for Life and Critical Illness Cover.
Some 52% of the population will be in severe financial trouble if they are not paid next month, research from protection specialist British Money has found.
Holding specific protection meetings are the key to building trust with the consumer, Andy Walton, protection sales director at Intrinsic, said today,
Protection underwriting is like receiving a response from a headmaster of an exam board, Tony Collins, business development manager of Capita has claimed,
The UK has a two-tier system with less healthy groups paying a premium for protection, Mick James, business development manager at RGA, told delegates at the 2014 Protection Review Conference in London today,
Protection professionals are both the best and the worst people in the world at marketing their products to the public, Rhys Williams, strategy director at Quietroom, said today,
Less than half (43%) of mortgaged residential property in the UK is covered by any kind of protection insurance, research from life and pensions provider Friends Life has revealed.
Research from technology provider Liss Systems has found overwhelming support amongst the protection adviser community for the introduction of e-signatures.
The Source has added AXA to its Landlord Property Insurance Panel as it expands its range of providers, including Amlin, Landlord’s Choice, RSA and Sentinel Landlord and Towergate.
LifeSearch has added Engage Mutual’s over 50 life cover to its product portfolio in a move to offer customers a more comprehensive and competitive service.
Pruprotect has announced that it is adding Vitality - a healthy living rewards programme - to its Relevant Life product.
General insurance provider Uinsure is giving brokers the chance to cash in on this summer’s World Cup with the launch of its Goals Bonanza competition.
To celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup, general insurance provider Select & Protect is launching an online penalty shoot out game giving brokers the chance to win an iPad Mini.
A third of people claim they switched insurers over the past two years because of the poor service they were getting, EDM Group has revealed.
General insurance provider Berkeley Alexander has joined The Protect Association, launched to raise awareness and help promote the benefits of protection insurance and other related services.
Source Insurance has today launched a prize draw competition running over the world cup period with prizes worth more than £1,000 up for grabs.
Friends Life has made further enhancements to its Childcover benefit which covers serious debilitating child specific illnesses.
Only 7%of private tenants have any financial protection cover, compared with 28%of those with a mortgage, according to the latest Protection Report from Scottish Widows.
Drewberry Insurance has launched a new family insurance tool to help families better understand their financial risks.
Protection specialist LV= has launched a new underwritten income protection product.
Uinsure is going head to head with Select & Protect and offering 25% commission to all brokers who introduce clients via its Refer & Earn proposition before the end of June.
The protection industry is in need of reform to help consumers understand the crucial benefits offered by family protection, Aviva has said.
Cirencester Friendly has appointed Susie Beard-Moore as intermediary sales and customer care manager.
Pure Retirement has unveiled its second ‘Pure Lump Sum Plan’ equity release product.
Specialist GI provider Source Insurance, working with LV= Broker, has launched Source Express, in response to demand from brokers for a faster more streamlined household insurance product in the face of severe time constraints.
Tim Johnson, the chief executive of Paymentshield, is quitting the company to be replaced by Broker Network chief executive Gary Duggan.
PruProtect has recorded a 3% rise in cruitical illness cover being taken out in 2013, despite the flagging nature of the market.
British Money has outlined its plans to auto-enrol its protection policy to Treasury Select Committee member Andrew Love, who has been calling for the government to take action against the protection gap within the mortgage market.
DIY jobs around the home that go wrong are costing the public some £1.5bn in year with many woefully underinsured, Paymentshield says.
The number of UK adults living alone have more than doubled in 40 years to 8.7 million, research from LV= has revealed.
Source Insurance has launched improved payment functionality within its quote and buy platform.
Legal and General is launching a series of workshops around the UK to support advisers looking to offer business protection.
Aviva has amended its critical illness procedure by altering the wording of its heart attack plan.
LifeQuote reckons MMR will boost protection sales as prudent lenders consider a borrower’s ability to pay, not just as a result of employment issues but also ill health.
Legal and General has helped clients reinstate cancelled and lapsed protection policies courtesy of its Early Warning System technology, which interacts with them electronically.
The SimplyBiz Group has launched a protection academy to help members improve their understanding of the market,
Advisors will now be able to determine the likelihood of an employee dying before retirement in stark terms with PruProtect’s Business Protection Risk Calculator.
Income protection provider British Friendly has launched a new online application process for financial advisers.
CUNA Mutual group has been recognised as one of the world’s most ethical companies for the second year in a row.
Paradigm Group has launched a new proposition, Paradigm Protect, for brokers and advisers looking to maximise their protection business levels.
Protection specialist LV= is to now only offer customers own occupation income protection cover and has stopped offering the work tasks definition of incapacity in order to simplify cover and make it easier for customers to understand and...
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries has written to the Financial Conduct Authority warning against unauthorised lead-generation websites.
The Association of Professional Financial Advisers has teamed up with Protection Review to provide specialist protection training across the industry.
Those taking out Engage Mutual over 50s life cover can claim a lump sum while still alive if they are struck down with a terminal illness.
Lenders’ reeling from the Payment Protection Insurance mis-selling scandal should brace themselves for a further wave of compensation claims, this time from customers who were not offered financial support mechanisms when taking out their...
The proportion of income protection claims paid by Aegon UK increased by 10% last year to 93%.
Total Conveyancing Services has joined forces with nine other firms across the UK to develop a new apprenticeship scheme to help people enter the conveyancing profession.