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Royal London: 5.2m UK unprotected mortgage holders at risk

30 January 2015 10:22 am | By Devraj Ray

Provider has become the latest lender to join the Income Protection Task Force’s Seven Families campaign.

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FCA could yet impose time limit on PPI complaints

30 January 2015 8:53 am | By Michael Berry

Regulator is reviewing the PPI misselling claims process to see whether its approach is working.

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Aviva offers free life cover to parents of under-5s

26 January 2015 9:35 am | By Devraj Ray

Provider has extended its free new parent life cover offer to include parents of children up to five years old.

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RGA shuffles protection team as Mark Johnson exits UK business

23 January 2015 11:00 am | By Devraj Ray

Former UK business development manager is now overseeing RGA expansion into sub-Saharan protection market.

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Tom Baigrie: Why I’m against protection auto-enrolment

23 January 2015

Are we so cowardly we have to go cap in hand to the bureaucracy to shift our product?

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Martin Werth: Financial planning, but not as we know it

5 January 2015

We need to combine ways of assessing investment risk and the risk of living too long.

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Tom Baigrie: Protection giants face big competition

19 December 2014

More good news is due next year than the industry has seen in the last 10 put together.

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MM leader: Aviva/Friends merger would be no mean feat

27 November 2014

The joint corporate statements shone a light on just how advanced the deal was.

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Chris Gilchrist: Act two of the life office tragedy

21 November 2014

Can life companies survive the next existential threat?

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Chris Gilchrist: Act one of the life office tragedy

7 November 2014

Can life companies survive the next existential threat?

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Does income protection need a helping hand from the Government?

27 January 2015 | By Amanda Newman Smith

Can tax relief or auto-enrolment boost income protection?


Richard Verdin: Be your own disruptive innovators

28 November 2014

The protection industry is at the mercy of its own complacency.

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What can Aussie and Dutch markets teach us about auto-enrol IP?

27 November 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

Soft compulsion could boost income protection take-up and cut costs to the welfare state. But is it viable?


Machines set to 'outsell advisers within five years'

6 October 2014 | By Amanda Newman Smith

A survey from reinsurer RGA has found the protection industry is predicting automated advice within five years.

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