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Aviva is to underwrite all individual income protection (IP) policies on an own occupation basis, including part-time occupations.
Legal & General (L&G) has simplified its underwriting processes for advised clients applying for life insurance, saying some 80% of applicants can now expect an immediate decision.
Bright Grey and Scottish Provident are to launch a series of enhancements to their protection products by end of October.
Friendly society Engage Mutual has appointed Peter Burrows as its chief executive.
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Co-chairman of the Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) Clive Waller is to step down from his role at the end of this year.
More than £10bn has now been returned to payment protection insurance (PPI) policyholders by the banks and building societies that mis-sold it to them, according to the latest figures from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
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