Aviva will be able to distribute its life insurance, critical illness cover and income protection cover through more than 1,250 high street estate agency branches, via Connells Group’s teams of mortgage consultants.
Loans Arena’s refreshed brand and website now offers additional services, such as an online chat function and rapid call-back request.
Royal London has upgraded its critical illness plans in a move that will see increased payments for adults and children.
Tom Baigrie, founder and chief executive of LifeSearch, said: “We are very proud of what we have achieved in the last year. It’s the result of significant investment in our people, our brand and in our technology, digital infrastructure and operational efficiency.”
This will provide F4B Network members with access to Paymentshield’s general insurance offering, as well as its Quick Quote solution.
In comparison, around a third (32%) of 35 to 44-year olds stated the same lack of understanding, with this dropping further again to 25% among those aged 45-54.
iPipeline has partnered with OneFamily to replace the mutual’s existing protection, savings, and investments platform.
A major focus for recruitment at the specialist business, which is licensed to recommend products from a range of providers including Aviva, Zurich, Legal & General, MetLife, LV= and Vitality, is increasing the number of female advisers.
Isaac Robinson in the new role of B2B household specialist to speed up cases that need referring.
Legal & General has launched ‘Umbrella Benefits’, a package of health and wellbeing assistance created in response to adviser feedback.