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Protection News for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian: New combined life and critical illness protection Available now

Advisers have told us we could make life better for them and their clients by combining life and critical illness cover in a single product for mortgage protection. So here it is. more...

Protection News for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian announces launch of new combined cover and first cover upgrade for existing customers

Later this month, protection challenger Guardian will launch a new combined life and critical illness cover to add to its stand-alone life and critical illness products. more...

Protection News for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian: Double award-winning at the Protection Review Awards 2019!

We’re absolutely thrilled to win 2 awards at the recent Protection Reviews Awards. The judges praised us for bringing innovation to the market and striving to make real change. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers & Paraplanners - Guardian: Imagine Wembley stadium 52 times over…

3.8m people in the UK are living with diabetes – that’s 5% of the population, and the equivalent to filling Wembley stadium 52 times over. And, this number is expected to rise significantly over the next 5 years. Diabetes UK also report that most people living with diabetes have encountered difficulties arranging insurance.Raising awareness of the issue is timely, given its National Diabetes Awareness week this week. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - HLP panel win for new protection entrant, Guardian

Protection challenger, Guardian, today joins the HL Partnership (HLP) Protection Panel. It’s the latest of a succession of important distribution wins for the new entrant, which has seen huge interest in its quality approach and pioneering proposition since launch in Q3 last year. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - When the Wheel of Life lands on terminal illness…

It’s notoriously difficult for doctors to predict survival rates for people with stage 4 cancer, so many are reluctant to do so. But terminal illness cover will typically only pay out if someone is given less than 12 months to live.It’s notoriously difficult for doctors to predict survival rates for people with stage 4 cancer, so many are reluctant to do so. But terminal illness cover will typically only pay out if someone is given less than 12 months to live. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers & Paraplanners - Guardian: When the Wheel of Life says your client can’t work…

Most providers offer waiver of premium as an optional extra, but it normally comes with a cost. The reality is, trying to upsell protection is an already difficult task. That’s why at Guardian our built-in Premium Waiver comes as standard. So, if we offer someone cover, they automatically get waiver, regardless of their age, occupation or any sports they play. more...

Protection news from Financial Advisers & Paraplanners - Guardian: When the Wheel of Life expands your clients’ family…

The average age of a first-time mother in the UK has risen to almost 29 , with 47% of women now not having children by the age of 30 . Why is this relevant for the protection industry? more...

Protection news from Financial Advisers & Paraplanners - Guardian: Protection challenger, Guardian, is on openwork panel

First time ever a new market entrant has secured this coveted position Guardian, the new protection challenger, has joined the coveted Openwork panel of protection providers. It’s a big coup for the life and critical illness entrant, who now have access to Openwork’s network of over 3,000 advisers. It’s the first time ever a new market entrant has been chosen for Openwork’s ‘best of breed’ panel more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers & Paraplanners - When the Wheel of Life lands on a heart attack…

Nobody can predict if or when a heart attack might strike. But what’s most important to know is that if it does happen, the protection your client bought is going to pay out when they need it most. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian: Future-proofing protection

The dynamics of life have changed significantly in the last 20 years. Individuals’ lives no longer step sensibly along the traditional timeline in which babies come after house purchases and marriages last forever. And quite frankly, protection hasn’t really caught up. Until now. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian’s Katya Maclean promoted to Chief Operating Officer

Protection challenger, Guardian, has promoted Katya MacLean, previously Proposition Director, to the role of Chief Operating Officer. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian - Best New Product 2018

We recently won Best New Product at the Cover Excellence Awards 2018. We’re delighted to win this so early into our journey as it reinforces our belief that the market is ready for a provider to do things differently. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian: Life protection your clients’ can grow into

Most life cover policies are pretty basic. But at Guardian we want to make sure our customers’ cover keeps pace with their lives. So, we give you more ways to adapt your clients’ policies to their changing needs. And we’ve made it easy too. more...

Protection news for Financial Advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian financial services pays first claim

Guardian Financial Services has paid out its first claim less than two months after its full launch to the intermediary market. more...

Protection news for Financial advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian’s new business platform, protection builder, now live life and critical illness products will be available on ipipeline and iress

Guardian Financial Services is now open for business with financial advisers and their clients across the UK. Guardian’s protection offer will be available on iPipeline® and IRESS from later today, With Synaptic Webline and LifeQuote to follow in the coming weeks. more...

Protection news for Financial advisers and Paraplanners - Guardian takes on board lessons learned from pilot and vows to keep learning from advisers through launch period and beyond

We’re determined to work with all our new intermediary partners to deal with any teething problems, involving registering, using the system and placing business, as swiftly as possible. more...

Protection news for advisers and paraplanners - This is ‘Life. Made Better’

Guardian’s widely-anticipated life and critical illness product details announced today – This is ‘Life. Made Better’ more...