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United Kingdom Income Protection Insurance Market 2020-2024: Current Drivers / Legislation / Impact of Covid-19 – Press Release

Dublin, Oct. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Income Protection – United Kingdom (UK) Protection Insurance 2020” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The report provides an in-depth assessment of the income protection market, looking at current and historical market sizes with regards to changes in contracts and premiums. It examines how income protection products are distributed and highlights key changes in the competitive landscape, as well as the proposition of the key market players. It provides five-year forecasts of contracts and premiums to 2024 and discusses how the market, distribution, and products offered are likely to change in the future, as well as the reasons for these changes.

The UK’s income protection market has grown strongly in recent years. Of the main protection products, income protection was the only product to register double-digit growth in premiums in 2019. Advised sales remain far more common than non-advised sales. However,

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Insurance Services Market Procurement Intelligence Report with COVID-19 Impact Analysis

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Morgan Stanley Bets on These 3 Stocks; Sees Over 40% Upside

Did the stock market’s epic rally just need a little breather? The last few weeks have seen stocks experience their first meaningful correction since the bull market kicked off in March. Now, the question swirling around the Street is, will the rally pick back up again, or is more downside on the way?According to Morgan Stanley’s chief U.S. equity strategist Mike Wilson, uncertainty regarding the presidential election and stalemate on the next stimulus package could lead to declines in September and October. “On the correction, there’s still downside as markets digest the risk of congressional gridlock on the next fiscal deal. While we think something will ultimately get done, it will likely take another few weeks to get it over the goal line,” he noted.However, Wilson argues the recent volatility in no way signals the end of the

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Oil prices mixed on storm-driven output cuts, rising COVID-19 cases

By Jessica Jaganathan

SINGAPORE, Aug 25 (Reuters)Crude oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as traders weighed massive production cuts in the U.S. Gulf Coast from Tropical Storms Marco and Laura against rising coronavirus cases in Asia and Europe.

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 added 9 cents, or 0.2%, to $45.22 a barrel by 0419 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 was down 9 cents, or 0.2%, at $42.53 a barrel.

“A jump last week in the U.S. rig count and mixed data on COVID-19 infections are having a muted negative effect on oil this week, thanks in part to the possible disruption from two separate hurricanes moving into the U.S. Gulf Coast region,” said Stephen Innes, chief global markets strategist at AxiCorp.

Energy companies moved to cut production at U.S. Gulf Coast oil refineries on Monday after shutting 82% of the area’s offshore crude oil

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How to Get a Personal Loan in a COVID-19 Economy

A personal loan may be harder to get now than before the coronavirus pandemic took hold. A shaky economy has forced some lenders to tighten their credit standards and examine applicants more closely.

But it’s still possible to qualify for a loan. The economic crisis has highlighted things borrowers have needed in the past — like strong income and a high credit score — as especially important.

Here are a few things you can do to improve your chances of getting a personal loan right now.

Show your income is intact

Lenders may work harder now to be sure your income is what you say it is.

At Discover, which offers personal loans to borrowers with good credit, manually verifying an applicant’s income and employment became more common as underwriting models adjusted with the economy, says Matt Lattman, the company’s vice president for personal loans.

LendingClub has also updated how

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Responding to COVID-19 | PA.GOV

On May 4, 2020, Governor Wolf provided guidance that details procedures businesses must follow to conduct in-person operations in counties that move to the yellow phase of reopening.

All businesses, including non-profits, permitted to conduct in-person operations are subject to this guidance. This guidance is based on the building safety and business safety orders, under which nearly all life-sustaining businesses have been operating during the red phase.

Under the yellow phase of reopening, life-sustaining businesses that could not conduct either all or part of their operations via telework will continue to conduct their operations in-person, and many non-life-sustaining businesses will be permitted to restart their in-person operations through the loosening of some restrictions under the stay-at-home and business closure orders.

Protecting Employees

All businesses that have been conducting their operations in whole or in part remotely through individual teleworking must continue telework operations for each of those employees.

All businesses

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COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Eligibility Wizard

The COVID-19 outbreak is causing extraordinary disruption for companies
and non-profits across the Garden State.
The NJEDA wants to make it easy for organizations to understand what support
programs are available to you to help stabilize your operations and
get back on a pathway to growth.

This is a beta version of the Eligibility Wizard that focuses on newly announced State Emergency
Assistance
programs and the SBA disaster loan program. We will be updating it regularly as new federal, state, local,
and philanthropic programs become available.

El brote de COVID-19 está causando trastornos extraordinarios para las empresas y
organizaciones sin fines de lucro en todo el estado de New Jersey. Es el deseo de New Jersey
Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) facilitar que las organizaciones comprendan qué
programas de apoyo están disponibles para ayudarlas a estabilizar sus operaciones y reanudar
su crecimiento.

Esta es una versión beta del Asistente

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Businesses and employers – Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

The U.S. SBA offers the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance (EIDL and EIDL Advance).

More about Paycheck Protection Program (PPP):

The SBA has resumed accepting PPP loan applications from approved lenders. The PPP is a loan program for small businesses, self-employed, independent contractors, nonprofits with a maximum of 500 employees, and it is intended to keep workers paid and employed. The loan amount is calculated based on payroll expenses with a maximum amount of $10 million at a rate of 1% for up to 2 years. The loan is forgivable if 75% of the loan amount is used for payroll, and no employees are laid off, or if laid-off employees are rehired before June 30, 2020. In addition to payroll costs, allowable expenses include mortgage interest, rent, and utilities. Submit your application as soon as possible, even if you need to rehire

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Insurance industry increasingly impacting as Covid-19 takes greater toll on economy

The last few days were significant for the insurance industry, not only because it supported the federal government in the fight against Covid-19 like many other sectors did, but because its contribution was directly on frontline health workers who have through their role sacrificed their lives for the rest of us.

The contribution was the provision of free life insurance cover for 5000 frontline health workers on Covid-19, which will ensure that in the event of any death their families or dependants will be compensated.

Sub for 500

This significant geniture was not taken for granted by the Federal Government, as President Mohammadu Buhari in his second national broadcast on Federal Government response on Covid-19 acknowledged and appreciated the support of the insurance industry in this fight, as significant.

President Buhari said “In keeping with our Government’s promise to improve the welfare of healthcare workers, we have signed a memorandum of understanding on

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Degree of Future COVID-19 Revenue Impact Is ‘Simply Unknowable’

Chubb Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg insists the global P/C insurer has strong fundamentals, but warned at the same time that the ongoing pandemic crisis will spur unpredictable revenue challenges affecting many lines of coverage.

Broadly speaking, the insurer will likely take hits on the liability side and earnings via at least a temporary reduction in premium revenues, Greenberg explained during an April 22 investor call held to discuss Chubb’s Q1 2020 earnings.

“Our growth momentum, particularly in our commercial [property/casualty] business globally, continued into April, and we continue to experience improved rate to exposure,” Greenberg said. “As we go forward, offsetting that, will be a meaningful impact to growth from the health and economic crisis as exposures in important areas shrink for a time, with the impact varying by country,” Greenberg said.

Consumer-related lines including travel insurance, A&H “discretionary purchases” and automobile insurance will all take hits, as customers

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