Tom Baigrie, the chief executive of protection broker LifeSearch, has hit out at product providers for pretending to "police" advisers' relationships with their customers, a practice he dubbed "institutional petty theft".
Scottish Widows is considering re-entering the IFA protection market, possibly in 2014.
Almost two-thirds (63%) of small, family-run businesses would not survive the loss of a key member of staff, according to Scottish Widows.
Protection expert Roger Edwards on the merits of social media – and how it can provide some of the most honest feedback you’ll ever hear…
Paul Hudson, CEO of Cirencester Friendly, welcomes recent FSA proposals to exempt certain Holloway-style protection products from the RDR's fee-charging and professionalism rules, but insists there is still work to be done.
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