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Technical articles | 01 Mar 2008
Harvey Jones looks at efforts to bring the benefits of critical illness cover to a wider audience.  Advisers probably don't need reminding that protection is the least sexy of all, but also one of the most essential.  Mortgages and investments have traditionally had more client ap...
Technical articles | 01 Aug 2005
Clive Waller says advisers should emphasise the benefits of income protection cover and not be seduced by marketing promotions for critical illness policies.  Recently I saw a beautiful coat in a renowned London outfitters that has been famous since Victorian times for the rain-protect...
Technical articles | 01 Jan 2008
Why do insurers still deal with consumers on the basis of law established largely in commercial cases in the 18th and 19th centuries? Judges, ombudsmen, academics and, increasingly, practitioners agree that reform is long overdue. However, past initiatives have come to nothing. Most notably...
Technical articles | 01 Apr 2006
Everyone wants to see a reduction in the number of critical illness claims that are turned down.  So how do we eradicate the non-disclosure problem, asks Kevin Carr.  The boom in critical illness sales occurred in 2002, and by default a boom in sales will lead to an increase in cl...
Technical articles | 01 Apr 2008
There is widespread scepticism about critical illness insurance, but the ABI's guidance notes on non-disclosure may just help restore confidence, says Ian Cowie
Technical articles | 01 Jan 2001
Medical advances could be turning critical illness into a windfall product, predicts Avenda Burnell-Walsh
Technical articles | 04 Apr 2013
This set of questions, courtesy of online CII training package Financial Assess, will test your knowledge of key financial topics…
Technical articles | 01 Aug 2010
Holidaymakers diagnosed with cancer are even more upset to discover that most travel insurers are unwilling to provide cover for their condition...
The Journal | 01 Apr 2010
The full issue of the Journal, Apr/May 2010. Includes articles on product recall in the motor industry, the compensation culture, critical illness cover, portfolio underwriting and claims accounting.

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