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Scottish Widows revamps protection products

Scottish Widows is revamping its protection products range.

It is offering a new stand-alone critical illness product which can be sold in its own right or as a bolt-on for level, convertible and mortgage protection term assurance.

Benefits offered include permanent disability cover, cover for keyhole surgery and children&#39s benefit up to £15,000. Waiver of premium is also available.

Improvements have also been made to the House Savings Plan following research among IFAs. It now includes a Twin Plan option and joint life plans now allow waivers on both lives.


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Singer & Friedlander offer a VCT for the first time

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