Category: Protection

PRIMIS and Personal Touch Financial Services (PTFS) have opened registration for their series of Autumn Protection Workshops at the end of November and throughout December to brokers across the country.

Home insurance customers are benefiting from increased competition for their business – but price rises could be on the way, analysis from insurance data analytics expert Consumer Intelligence has found.

At the same time Ross Liston has been hired as managing director of Bankhall and PMS from Standard Life, where he spent 26 years.

Members of the network now have access to the insurer’s life and critical illness products, as well as Scottish Widows Care, with support from RedArc, for people and families who are most vulnerable.

Adult payments within the Critical Illness Extra plan move up from the current lower of £25,000 or 25% of the sum insured to the lower of £30,000 or 25% of the sum insured.

Total life business volumes from both appointed representative (AR) firms also increased, with £13.43 million of life application commissions (up 5%) and £10.98 million of life completion commissions (up 4%).

The impact of cancer on UK workers alone causes a £9.3bn impact to the economy.

The equity release lender panel comprises of Aviva, Hodge, Legal and General, LV=, More2Life, Pure Retirement and Retirement Advantage, while the life panel is open to the whole market.

L&G said it wants to raise awareness of the importance of IP in protecting a client’s lifestyle and income.

Graves left Sesame Bankhall Group in September where he was managing director, while before that he was at Pink Home Loans, Linear Financial Services and LSL Property Services.