Axa Elevate is offering some adviser firms more competitive prices for using the platform, depending on factors such as average case size submitted by firms and the number of registered individuals. In January, Elevate removed the 1.5 per cent initial charge on its bundled pricing option but kept a 0.5 per cent charge on its […]
A judge has slammed ex-Burns Anderson adviser Grahame Whitehead for tarnishing the reputation of IFAs, as he was jailed for 10 years for a £12m pyramid fraud. At Chelmsford Crown Court last Thursday, judge Christopher Ball, QC, said trusting investors had been taken in by his “bare-faced lies”. He said: “If our system is to […]
Bupa Individual Protection head of sales Mark Anders has left the company. Anders, who joined Bupa in March 2007, was responsible for its relationships with intermediary partners. Before joining Bupa, Anders worked at LV= as a sales manager in the intermediary division. Bupa has not yet decided whether it will be recruiting a replacement. Anderswill […]
Tracey Scott reports from court on the £12m fraud trial of ex-Burns Anderson adviser Grahame Whitehead.
The number of paid CI claims has reached a record high, research from Moneyfacts reveals.
Legal & General has launched a new website for advisers selling group protection.
LV= has enhanced its protection range, including cutting the prices for accident and sickness cover under its mortgage and lifestyle protection product.
Former Burns Anderson IFA Grahame Whitehead has been sentenced to 10 years in jail after pleading guilty to defrauding investors out of almost £12m.
Former Burns Anderson IFA Grahame Whitehead has pleaded guilty to defrauding investors out of almost £12m.
Consultancy firm Finance and Technology Research Centre has launched a protection forum to address operational issues in the protection market. The forum has been set up in conjunction with Kevin Carr Consulting managing director Kevin Carr and is made up of 20 leading distributors, insurers, reinsurers and IFAs and will meet quarterly. Adviser firms include […]
Aviva has hit out at platforms and fundsupermarkets who charge a margin on money held in cash accounts.
Consultancy firm Finance and Technology Research Centre has launched a protection forum to address operational issues in the protection market.