The latest business protection guide from Defaqto gathers all the information an adviser would need to refresh their knowledge of the market.

It sets out the high level principles of continuity planning and succession planning and identifies the key points to watch out for. It also sets out full details of the business propositions from the main providers active in this important market and, in particular, the help and support they can give advisers.

The products are relatively simple but by setting up life assurance or critical illness insurance in trust or on the ‘life of another’, it is possible to protect against the disruption to businesses that the death or serious illness of key employees, directors or partners might cause.

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