Latest adviser articles and blogs
Men’s health: positivity, practicality and priorities
There’s a lot we know about men’s health. But a lack of access to preventative healthcare and societal stereotypes are stopping outcomes from being as good as they could be.
Covid’s other victims: preparing for the surge in critical illness claims
Covid-19 has caused so much change and loss, and now we’re seeing early signs of the wider impact this pandemic’s created. There’s a collective belief across the industry that a spike in critical illness (CI) claims is inevitable.
The future of underwriting
We're making it easy for people to buy – and understand – the insurance they need. Find out how we've improved our underwriting rules and application.
There's no one size fits all underwriting
Simple underwriting is a hot topic. Various propositions have been brought to market in the last year with shorter, faster or streamlined underwriting.
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.
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...
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...
Things to consider before the new tax year
We know attentions are being drawn to helping your clients maximise their available tax allowances and exemptions. Read on for some planning suggestions to consider for 2020/21.
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...
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...
Why buy Group Income Protection
We take a look at the benefits employers will see when they invest in group income protection.
A guide to trusts: registered vs. excepted
Our quick guide is designed to help you navigate the world of trusts, so that you can advise your clients on the best option for them.
What are capitalisation factors
We explain how we use capitalisation factors for death in service pensions...
Group protection SME blogs
Unleash value added services
Group protection. It’s there to give employees – and their families – financial support if they die or they’re too ill to work. But there’s more. It’s also there to help them stay happy and healthy.
Make admin effortless
Admin burden is a thing of the past when using our online adviser portal. With on-demand access to current information, continue to position yourself as an industry expert.
Group protection. The value to SMEs.
Group protection. It doesn’t benefit employers. It’s simply products benefiting the employees. Right? Well, not quite and here’s why.
Does GIP deserve more of the spotlight in the SME market?
Group income protection is a product all employers should consider. Including SMEs - here's why.
Why grow your group protection SME portfolio?
We take a look at why group protection advisers should be looking to grow their SME portfolio.