View more on these topics

Best Life Protection Provider

Legal & General won the Best Life Protection Provider accolade for the second year running again impressing the adviser community with its emphasis on technology.

Building on its online reputation and bold previous moves to slash the cost to advisers of business placed online, L&G added several new products to its webbased quote and apply service.

Listening to the needs of advisers L&G launched an online suite with new features including a family and personal income plan and a family protection product with a monthly benefit.

L&G was again ahead of the field in responding quickly and accurately to the needs of brokers extending provision and allowing advisers greater opportunity to support clients and tailor products to their individual needs.

The provider has offered consistently high quality services to advisers with competitive products that can be placed on risk quickly and efficiently and thus boosting productivity at a time when margins are being pushed from all sides.

New products launched in 2005, such as its whole of life protection plan, have added to the adviser’s armoury as L&G continued to take note of the evolving market and position itself to ensure adviser needs are being met.

L&G is a trusted name in this market and advisers can feel confident when transacting business with the provider that their expectations are being satisfied with a technology system in place that can maximize adviser incomes, making it their first choice in the field of life protection.

Winner – Legal & General
2nd – Norwich Union
3rd – Friends Provident

Sponsored by Corporate Adviser


TPC aims high with Sipp offer

The Pension Consultancy has launched a Sipp for its members and will later look to offer it to the wider marketplace. The Sipp is white labelled, with Pointon York Sipp Solutions providing the admin and discretionary investment management services from UBS. The Sipp is geared towards high-net-worth individuals and TPC has made a number of […]

Turnaround firm for Millfield as deal fails

Millfield has brought in a turnaround consultant following the collapse of talks with a buyer last week. The buyer was understood to have been Aegon. The turnaround consultant, thought to be from London-based AlixPartners, is expected to take a seat on the board and conduct a strategic review of the business to see if it […]

Return of the Scottish Widow

“I’m not bothered about the introductions… bring on the men!” Skandia protection marketing manager Alison Turner-Holmes eagerly awaits the F&C fight night”What concerns me is what will happen to John Prescott when he loses his looks.” Tory shadow pensions minister Nigel Waterson. “Your command of the word ‘iridescent’ at that time of night was very […]

Harrison scraps retirement for Positive Solutions role

Former Positive Solutions chief operating officer Neil Johnson has replaced David Harrison as chief executive as part of a management reshuffle at the firm. Harrison has abandoned plans of an early retirement, which would have seen him relocate to Spain, saying that he intends to remain at Positive Solutions for at least another two to […]

Lifetime ISAs – International Evidence

By Fiona Tait, Pensions Specialist Since the announcement in March, the Lifetime ISA (LISA) has attracted controversy. Heralded as a saviour for the self-employed and the young wanting to get on the housing ladder, the new LISA risks adding confusion for savers trying to fully understand the benefits of new workplace pension savings through auto-enrolment. To […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm