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Let’s talk about ‘embarrassing symptoms’

Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK and accounted for 3% of AIG Life’s critical illness claims last year. Every 30 minutes someone dies from it but it’s largely curable if caught in early stages. Read more.

End of tax year protection considerations

As the end of the tax year approaches, many financial advisers’ attentions will understandably be drawn to maximising available contributions and tax reliefs...

Mental Health - It's time to talk

For the first time, as a nation, we’re finding it easier to talk, to get help and to educate ourselves about mental illness...

Underwriting blogs

Changing the way we underwrite

We’ve made two significant changes to our underwriting philosophy to make buying insurance even easier...

HIV: Huge advances bring insurance opportunities

The perception, understanding and treatment of HIV has taken huge leaps...

Motor Neurone Disease: An Underwriter’s Perspective

Professor Hawking suffered from MND but may know little else about it. We want to shed some light on...

Opening up more access to insurance

Offering insurance to as many people as possible has always been at the forefront of what we do...

PODCAST: Underwriting simpler protection

Our Head of Underwriting and Claims Strategy, Debbie Bolton discusses underwriting...

Revolutionising Financial Underwriting

AIG Life is continuously streamlining processes to help you get your clients the protection they need...

Setting the pace for medical advancements

They are the size of a matchbox, and saves the lives of 25,000 people a year...

Behind the scenes: Meet our underwriters

Underwriting is fundamental in both the customer experience and in the profitability of life business...

What is actively at work?

We explain in a little more detail what we mean by actively at work and why it’s so important...

The deadliest killer you’ve never heard of

Sepsis is a huge, catastrophic overreaction of your immune system when fighting an infection...

Simple underwriting for raised blood pressure

We’re making it simpler for people with raised blood pressure to get life insurance...

New solutions to cover inheritance tax liabilities

As the nation’s wealth grows, so do the Government’s inheritance tax (IHT) receipts. In the 2017-18 tax year a record £5.2bn was paid, an increase of 8%...

Product blogs

Bridging the Gap: Income Protection & Diabetes

We want to make it easier for people with chronic medical conditions to get the insurance they need...

Critical illness recovery time - why don’t we talk about it?

It's unlikely that customers will know how long it can take to recover from a serious medical condition...

Introducing renewable term for business protection

We're always looking for ways to make the application journey as simple as possible...

Lifestyle shouldn’t stop your clients getting protection

The time-poor lifestyles of people in today’s society is impacting on many aspects of their life...

Making it easier with our Over Fifties Life Plan

We’re opening up a new market opportunity for you and making protection easier to buy...

Why buy Group Income Protection

We take a look at the benefits employers will see when they invest in group income protection...

Support blogs

Income Protection: Top 5 Myths

AIG can help you explain to your clients why income protection is easy to apply for and accessible to many...

An afternoon with bereaved children

Bereaved children and a rugby-playing legend is an unusual pairing, and not one I expected to...

Our pledge is to go beyond the claim

Our aim is to support your clients through difficult times, be it death, diagnosis of serious illness, or...

3 top tips from the All Blacks Sevens

We were proud to host the much anticipated All Blacks Rugby Sevens breakfast meeting at...

How to support a child in time of grief

More than 100 children are bereaved of a parent every day in the UK...

What are capitalisation factors

We explain how we use capitalisation factors for death in service pensions...

Excepted vs. registered policies

We look at the differences between excepted group life and registered group life...