View more on these topics

BUPA offers one month of free cover for Critical Illness plans

BUPA is offering one month&#39s free cover to anyone taking out a Critical Illness policy before the end of this month.


The health insurer it wants to raise public awareness of its product range and increase IFA sales.


Sales development manager Sue Wilkinson says: &#34BUPA is a household name in the private medical insurance and long term care market but is less well known as a provider of critical illness, permanent health insurance and group products. This new initiative will help raise the company&#39s profile in the market significantly.&#34

Recommended

UK banks failing to deliver online services

British banks are not geared up to embrace online trading according to a survey by Bull Information Systems.The information provider says that only 47 per cent of banks provide online facilities despite 70 per cent saying that they believe it is the solution to increasing volumes of business.It found that only 23 per cent of […]

Milburn promises &#39light touch&#39 on FSA bill

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury Alan Milburn has published a progress report on the Financial Services and Markets Bill.Milburn says that the Government will guided by the principle of a light touch wherever possible.It also says that the bill has been significantly improved since it was first drafted, with a framework for fair and […]

Stamp Duty to increase for properties of £250,000 plus

Stamp duty on properties over £250,000 is to be increased. Chancellor Gordon Brown outlined the plans in today&#39s budget.The proposals which come into force on March 16, 1999, will see Stamp Duty on properties of £250,000 to £500,000 increased from 2 per cent to 2.5 per cent and properties of £500,000 plus increased from 3 […]

Royal & Sun Alliance urges IFAs to act before NIC shake-up

Royal &Sun Alliance is urging IFAs to target corporate clients before a radical shake-up of Employers&#39 National Insurance Contributions in April.The life office says that the new single rate for employees earning over £23,934 will force an increase in the employer&#39s NIC costs.It has compiled a spreadsheet to help IFAs compare the changes as they […]

Qatar cover image - thumbnail

White paper — Qatar International Insights

Jelf Employee Benefits highlights new legislation, key requirements and policy considerations when structuring international private medical insurance (IPMI) for expatriate employees in Qatar. This edition will be of particular interest to global human resource directors, compensation and benefits specialists and mobility managers who have employee populations in Qatar.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment