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LifeSearch to offer Red Arc services to all protection policy holders

Protection intermediary LifeSearch is offering free counselling and support services to all life, critical illness and income protection policy holders. The service is offered by claimant support provider Red Arc. It can give customers access to a personal nurse adviser, entitlement to home visits by a health professional and contact information on self-help groups and charities. Currently Red Arc says 70 per cent of cases referred to it follow a cancer claim.


Carr in call to axe TPD from CI lists

Total permanent disability should be scrapped from critical-illness insurance policies as it is a flawed concept, says Lifesearch senior technical adviser Kevin Carr.

CML says HIPs need more work before implementation

The Council of Mortgage Lenders says home information packs are nowhere near ready for implementation. The CML is calling on the Government to undertake a realistic assessment of the cost of HIPs and to ensure costs do not rise beyond that. It also wants the Government to approve spending for development work as a matter […]

Graphic content – December; the countries most exposed to a rise in protectionism

President-elect Trump has suggested withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and ending negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), albeit there is considerable uncertainty over what he will, or even can, do. If one of the main consequences of the election of Donald Trump is US protectionism, it’s worth considering who stands to […]


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