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Lloyds sets aside £225m for investment and protection advice

31 July 2014 11:17 am | By Tessa Norman

Total provision for investment and protection sales hits £525m. 

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Canada Life plans individual protection launch

31 July 2014 9:30 am | By Devraj Ray

Group risk specialist will launch into the individual market by the end of 2014, Money Marketing understands.

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Aegon poaches LV= pair to boost protection salesforce

28 July 2014 9:58 am | By Devraj Ray

Chris Hopkinson and Jon Fuller will both be joining from LV=.


FOS reports drop in complaints but Sipp cases surge

22 July 2014 9:07 am | By Tom Selby

The Financial Ombudsman Service has reported a 46 per cent drop in year-on-year complaints between April and June.

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Robert Sinclair: Loan-linked insurance cover is never free

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Loan-linked insurance cover is never, as providers may claim, free as someone always bears the liability.


Ian McKenna: Is wearable tech the future of healthcare?

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Neil McCarthy: Start-ups soar yet business protection remains woefully low

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Commercial start-ups in Britain had a record year in 2013 but the need for business protection still proves to be too challenging a concept.

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Ian McKenna: How tech is bringing advice home

20 May 2014

Technology is allowing consumers to remotely access documents while their adviser talks them through it and even sign agreements while ensuring security is not compromised.


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