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LV= cuts income protection rates

LV= has cut its income protection rates, with 80 per cent of its level premium rates reduced by an average of 11 per cent and 70 per cent of its index-linked rates cut by an average of 6 per cent.

The move marks the fourth phase of LV=’s protection range review, following recent enhancements to its income protection contracts, such as an increased maximum benefit of £150,000 and the removal of its HIV exclusion, and more competitive rates for critical illness and term assurance.

Head of intermediary marketing strategy Justin Harper says: “These latest improvements to our income protection contract are further evidence of our commitment to delivering sharper priced, well-rounded and innovative protection solutions. We’re making protection more attractive and easier for customers and advisers alike.”


RBSIP launches two-year fixed rate mortgage at 5.85 per cent

Royal Bank of Scotland Intermediary Partners has launched a two year fixed rate remortgage product under its First Active brand.The product will have an initial rate of 5.85 per cent and will only be available online from The arrangement fee is £699 that can be added to the loan.RBS director of intermediary mortgages Chris […]

L&G fears cheating over non-contestability move

Insurers have criticised the Law Commission’s proposals for a five-year non-contestability period for life insurance, claiming it would encourage consumers to cheat on application forms and ultimately drive up prices.Legal & General protection marketing and channel development director Alan Ferguson says the number of claims where non-disclosure has occurred is significant.Ferguson says the proposals would […]

Myners charged with making personal accounts peace

Paul Myners has taken up the role of Personal Accounts Delivery Authority chair and with it the task of making many of the difficult decisions the Government has been wrestling with for the past two years.

Pearl looks for its own Resolution

The formation of Friends Financial is still in huge doubt with Pearl Assurance owner Hugh Osmond believed to be calling on Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley as potential financiers in a takeover of Resolution Life plc.


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