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Johnny Timpson's Blog

Regular insights on all things protection from our Technical and Industry Affairs Manager, Johnny Timpson.

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Oct 2017

HELPING MEET THE PROTECTION NEEDS OF MILLENNIALS


We look at millennials and how their protection needs can be best serviced.

Aug 2017

SCOTTISH WIDOWS 2016 CLAIMS STATISTICS


Read the story behind the numbers.

Aug 2017

CENTRE FOR THE MODERN FAMILY – THE COST OF CARE


Our research shows the UK is underestimating the cost of elderly care by £7bn every year.

Aug 2017

THE PAST 20 YEARS IN A CHANGING PROTECTION MARKET


The protection market has seen a lot of changes and heard a number of opinions, but what have we learned?

Aug 2017

SHRINKING THE GAP


How do we make the protection gap less daunting and more meaningful?

Aug 2017

THE FEAR OF USING THE C WORD


Johnny Timpson explores cancer survival rates and the case for critical illness cover

Jul 2017

MILLIONS OF FAMILIES RISKING HOUSE AND HOME


Helping you have better mortgage protection conversations with your clients.

Jun 2017

FOUR WAYS TO BROACH THE PROTECTION CONVERSATION


Some tips on how to start the protection conversation.

Jun 2017

A QUESTION OF TRUST


A reminder on the usefulness of trusts.

Apr 2017

CHANGE TO BEREAVEMENT BENEFITS


A detailed look at the bereavement benefit reforms that came into effect on 6th April 2017.

Oct 2016

WHAT DOES CHANGING FAMILY DYNAMICS MEAN


Read the response from our protection specialist.

Sep 2016

SEVEN FAMILIES UPDATE


Find out what the project has achieved since its launch.

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