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...

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...



One of three new products launched on VitalityLife’s launch towards the end of last year, this product is an add-on to Vitality’s whole of life plan. That plan can also include serious illness cover, income protection and other optional add-ons and can also be written as term cover (though not...


Globality Health

CoGenio offers international private medical insurance (iPMI) for those in the UAE. The plan offers two levels of coverage and two geographies – both are worldwide, and either include or exclude the USA. The plan is aimed at expatriates and is available on a group basis. The Top version of the...

There-in-One Plan


There’s There-in-One Plan is an online offering of simple life and income protection insurance aimed at families. Customers can choose to have one or both of life term and income protection (IP) insurance. The life insurance element offers from £5,000 to £500,000 of cover to last up to age 60....

Peter Le Beau: Why do consumers trust savings more than insurance?

"We are - whatever some might say - a nation with an 'insurance mentality'. So why aren't people buying?" Peter Le Beau