Gallery 15 Dec 17
Top five chargeable queries of 2017
One of the most common topics prompting advisers to reach out to life companies for support was around chargeable events. With a myriad of changes in recent years, it is little wonder that the already complicated topic has many UK advisers scratching their heads. Canada Life has put together a list of the five most common chargeable event queries advisers asked in 2017.
Key challenges facing the expat healthcare market
As globalisation continues to progress due to the greater openness of economies and technological advancements, businesses are crossing borders to the point where they have as many operations and employees overseas as their country of origin, says Sheldon Kenton, managing director of Bupa Global.
Majority of expats living in UAE have no income protection
Research from Zurich International has found that 75% of expats living in the United Arab Emirates do not have protection against loss of income as a result of illness, incapacity or premature death.
Advisers working overtime to meet regulation requirements
Two out of five UK advisers are working longer hours in 2017 due to business growth, increased compliance and regulatory requirements, research from Prudential has found.
Chinese regulator sanctions firms for dodgy insurance products
China’s insurance regulator has banned three life insurance firms from applying for permission to sell new products for six months, after it found they had been offering “problematic” policies.