Tracey Scott

Tracey joined Money Marketing in June 2008 covering protection and now also covers wraps and platforms. Prior to MM, Tracey worked for a daily newspaper in Manchester from 2006 to March 2008. Tracey won the ABI’s life insurance and protection journalist of the year award in 2009.

Preferential pricing deals at Elevate

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 […]

Fraudster tarnished IFAs’ image

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 […]

Head of sales Anders leaves Bupa Income Protection

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 […]

LV= slashes protection rates

LV= has enhanced its protection range, including cutting the prices for accident and sickness cover under its mortgage and lifestyle protection product.

Forum will discuss protection issues

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 […]