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L&G restructures following John Pollock exit

28 November 2014 9:48 am | By Sam Brodbeck

Savings split into mature and digital divisions.

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PTFS to launch quality-based fee structure

20 November 2014 12:01 pm | By Samuel Dale

The network says will quality advisers will not subsidise those who under-perform.

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Lloyds and Which? moves lay bare protection advice challenges

20 November 2014 11:30 am | By Natalie Holt

As Lloyds and Which? pull back from in-house protection advice, where are the protection innovators?

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VitalityLife launches into short-term IP market

20 November 2014 10:41 am | By Tessa Norman

Provider formerly known as PruProtect has also launched LTC offering and mortgage incapacity cover. 

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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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Martin Werth: The true cost of customer procrastination

7 November 2014

There is a quantifiable financial cost to delaying a protection purchase.

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Tom Baigrie: Where have all the good men gone?

24 October 2014

When three business leaders of competing businesses all step down within a few weeks of each other, one starts to wonder what is going on.

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Richard Verdin: Insurers in the direct and digital age

16 October 2014

Direct, digital and data are the three words at the forefront of chief executives’ minds.

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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?

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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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CI Expert: What triggers protection complaints

22 May 2014

Looking at the FOS’s published complaints decisions gives a good idea of what causes protection complaints and how the ombudsman views the issues

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