The changes are to support SME employers that are put off from offering life cover to their staff.
The Office for National Statistics revealed that the number of self-employed workers in the UK has increased to nearly five million in 2019.
MetLife UK has paid out £7.5m in claims in the first nine months of this year.
The network submitted £868m worth of lending applications in October.
The firm was shortlisted for five awards.
Vitality has launched the Vitality American Express Credit Card to reward its members who are physically active.
The changes will take effect on Saturday 23 November.
A third of homeowners are likely to leave their adviser and go elsewhere when their fixed rate term approaches its end.
Six firms achieved a gold rating for its mortgage protection with life only plans.
Over five times more people with a mortgage take out income protection than that of renters.