Product Review of the Month

Old Mutual Wealth Critical Illness Cover

Old Mutual Wealth

Old Mutual Wealth has introduced a raft of changes to its CI plan including: * Ten new conditions have been added, taking the total number of conditions covered to 65. Full payment is made on diagnosis of intensive care (for ten days continuous duration); Kennedy’s disease; neuromyelitis optica...

Aviva UK Health/OZF Achmea health insurance

Aviva UK Health/OZF

As part of a programme to develop its global footprint in key expatiate markets, Aviva has entered into an arrangement with local Dutch insurer OZF Achmea. Under Dutch law, expats are normally required to have compulsory Dutch national health insurance provided by a local insurer. Under this new...

Group Cancer Cover

Friends Life

This plan is the first employer-funded cancer-specific workplace benefit in the UK. It has a fixed sum insured of £25,000 per employee and pays out on diagnosis of a cancer. The definition of cancer is based on the Association of British Insurers model definition as used on critical illness (CI)...

Health Essentials for Me

Exeter Family Friendly

Exeter Family Friendly Health Essentials for me is an entry-level private medical insurance (PMI) plan for individuals. It offers a simple and transparent approach to the sector and the plan covers: * Unlimited inpatient and daypatient hospital treatment. * Post-diagnosis CT, MRI and PET...

Cash Plan

Health Shield

Health Shield has introduced a number of changes to its range of health cash plans going into 2015. The changes include: * The introduction of its PERKS reward website. This offers members discounts and cashback on their shopping, entertainment, travel and days out. Health Shield estimates that a...

Guest comment: Big sticks or hearts & minds - what's the best way forward when it comes to IP?

"Should networks compel advisers to talk about protection?" Nick Jones of Exeter Family Friendly