The family of a man who died of cancer but whose life insurance payout was refused on the grounds that he failed to disclose pins and needles have won their fight against Friends Life, after the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) ruled that the insurer was wrong to cancel his policy.
An insurance broker has launched an e-petition to reinstate tax relief on private medical insurance following a decade of price rises for consumers.
Skandia has launched a critical illness (CI) product as many advisers "re-prioritise" protection following changes to retail investment advice made after the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
Like it or not, when assessing the hours of work per case in relation to the remuneration, protection business is often less profitable than other lines of advice.
Andrew Tully, pensions technical director at MGM Advantage, assesses the impact of gender-neutral pricing…
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