March 2021

Greater collaboration between group and individual protection advisers is the way forward

by Protection Review 19/03/21

Tom Conner, Director at Drewberry, takes us through their recent Employee Benefits and Workplace Satisfaction Survey 2021Drewberry recently asked 2,000 SME workers about their thoughts and feelings on various topics to do with the world of work. When we asked about employee benefits, we found many workers were keen on insurance. The most sought-after such benefits were: Private Medical Insurance (35.3%) Death in Service Cover (33%) Group Critical Illness Insurance (30.7%) Group Income Protection (27%) Health Cash Plans (14.8%). However, these desires aren’t necessarily being met by employers. Less than half (47.4%) of SMEs introduced new employee benefits for their…
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Graham Newitt from The Data Company responds to ProtectX3

by Protection Review 09/03/21

In this special follow up to ProtectX3, Graham Newitt from The Data Company joins Roger Edwards to talk about some of the topics raised by the speakers. We go much deeper into the subjects of home working, the language of protection and when and where the protection conversation should happen. Graham also shares some of The Data Company research on customer service during the pandemic. Let us know what you think of Graham's views. If you'd like to submit an idea for a talk for ProtectX4 on 17th June 2021, please get in touch.
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ProtectX3 - Full Event Replay

by Protection Review 05/03/21 Latest News

Thanks to everyone who watched ProtectX3 live on 4th March. If you missed it, you can watch the full event replay in glorious high definition by clicking below. If you want to watch a particular talk just scrub the video to the appropriate timecode as below. 00:30 Introduction by Roger Edwards 04:02 Iain Anderson, Cicero/AMO 11:12 Sarah Moore, Auxilium Partnership 19:06 Carol Bagary, Mental Performance Coach 26:42 Ian Sawyer, Assured Futures 34:37 Anna Glod, Umbrella Protect 41:19 Simoney Kyriakou, FT Adviser 48:38 Jiten Varsani, London Money 56:15 Panel debate with Emma Thomson, Founder of Women in Protection and David Mead, Future Proof Thanks again to all our speakers and panel…
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Royal London Underwrite Later awarded iMark by Protection Review

by PR 05/03/21 Latest News

At Protection Review we’ve always believed that innovation is such an important part of developing better solutions, not just for customers, but for advisers too. Since we started in 2003, we’ve seen many innovations, as insurers look to develop not just better products, but also better processes and other elements of their proposition. It’s something we’ve always encouraged. Our popular product reviews (which trace their roots back to 1994) highlight good ideas and practice as well as good products, but a while back we decided to do more. So, to further encourage good innovation, we introduced the Protection Review iMark.…
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