Technology should be utilised to help increase the amount of protection brokers sell, a panel of brokers and lenders at FSE London have suggested.
Legal & General has launched a digital broker platform that is said to deliver greater efficiency by enabling online management for group income protection and group life assurance policies.
The panel said the benefits of income protection are “hidden behind complex choices and caveats in the small print”.
To mark 175 years since it was established, LV= has launched a campaign to reconnect with people who had its policies in the past that might have since been lost.
Guardian, which opened for business on Friday, will be working closely with the network and its members, who now have access to Guardian products via SolutionBuilder’s iPipeline.
Ingard will also deliver training and educational opportunities to advisers who are interested in offering the insurance providers’ services.
Initially the adviser-only insurer is offering term assurance and critical illness.
CIExpert’s Adviser Online Service is a comparison service matching critical illness policies to individuals.
From today Yorkshire’s customers can buy life insurance or ‘critical 3 with life’, a low cost critical illness insurance that pays a lump sum if people have cancer, a heart attack or a stroke
HL Partnership, the south coast based mortgage and protection network, has appointed Mike Hughes as non-executive director and will advise the executive team.