Press Releases

2023 Releases

20th July 2023Protection Guru announce transformational integration with UnderwriteMe’s Protection Platform

26th June 2023Protection Guru wins InsurTech of the Year at the Europe Fintech Awards

30th May 2023Protection Guru Pro reports 60% rise of advisers using ‘Product Features Report’

18th May 2023Consumer Duty Alliance Technology Forum announces initial operating structure and meeting dates for 2023

17th April 2023Benefits Guru announces third Financial Wellness ratings for Workplace Pension providers and what it means for employers

9th March 2023 Protection Guru announces 2022 Protection Product Provider ratings

7th March 2023Protection Guru Pro adds unique ability to use independent medical analysis functionality to compare existing critical illness policies against new plans

2022 Releases

24th November publishes detailed analysis of ground-breaking artificial intelligence based financial planning software

19th October publishes series of free Cyber Security Guides

7th October 2022 Protection Guru announces the winners of its Protection Guru Awards 2022

4th October 2022Protection Guru announces new Chief Revenue Officer

20th September 2022Providers achieve strong performance in Benefits Guru’s 2022 workplace pension and auto-enrolment ratings

28th June 2022FTRC appoints senior consultant, Martin McKenna, to expand their practitioner experience and Mergers & Acquisition support

13th June 2022Advisorstream, Conquest Planning, Intelliflo and InterGen Data wins Best in Show at FTRC’s Empowering Advice Through Technology (EATT2022) conference

9th June 2022 Benefits Guru announces Financial Wellness Ratings for Workplace Pension providers

10th May 2022Protection Guru launches new service to enable unparalleled comparison of price and quality for full range of term life and income protection cover

2021 Releases

22nd October 2021Protection Guru announces the winners of its Protection Guru Awards 2021

26th May 2021Ian McKenna expands FTRC proposition with information hub dedicated to adviser software

12th May 2021Protection Guru launches Claims Hub to support advisers

6th May 2021Benefits Guru launches industry first Financial Wellness Ratings for Workplace Pension providers

21st April 2021  Leading protection professional to join Protection Guru

14th January 2021 Royal London upgraded to Gold for its workplace pension proposition in Benefits Guru’s workplace pension ratings

2020 Releases

20th May 2020 FTRC Protection Product ratings to launch on

30th April 2020 – Protection Guru launches new adviser resource to keep policies in-force

23rd April 2020“Best in Show”: Advisers look for simplicity, efficiency and security in fintechs

2019 Releases

4th December 2019FTRC publishes research on adviser preferences when dealing with insurers

14th November 2019 FTRC announces 2019 Protection quality ratings

30th October 2019 FTRC announces 2019 Critical Illness quality ratings

12th September 2019 – FTRC launches its second annual “Empowering Advice Through Technology” conference

11th September 2019 FTRC announces 2019 Workplace Pensions and Auto-Enrolment ratings

26th March 2019 – “Auto enrolment increases to cut families’ disposable income by 8% but financial management tools could provide help” says FTRC

1st March 2019 – FTRC launch new protection resource hub for advisers

25th February 2019 – Personal Finance Society and Financial Technology Research Centre launch joint workshop to help advisers get tech-savvy

2nd January 2019 – F&TRC launches new child critical illness analysis for advisers

2018 Releases

12th December 2018 – Pension Dashboard proposals could substantially grow savings and improve financial inclusion

29th November 2018 – F&TRC announces 2018 Protection Ratings 

8th November 2018 – Digital Wealth Insights issues in-depth analysis of Tiller Investment’s new robo-advice wealth service 

12th October 2018 – F&TRC launches API access to protection product comparison data

3rd October 2018 – F&TRC announces 2018 Workplace Pensions and Auto-Enrolment Ratings 

27th September 2018 – F&TRC new age-banded critical illness analysis enables more accurate protection advice 

10th September 2018 – Adam Higgs comments on today’s Zurich Protection announcement 

28th June 2018 – FCA Retirement Outcomes Review should embrace more innovation and maximise the use of Fintech 

6th June 2018 – Ian McKenna Intelliflo Statement

24th May 2018 – Ian McKenna Robo Statement 

23rd April 2018 – F&TRC Statement L&G comment 

15th March 2018 – Millions of pension savers facing affordability crisis to meet Auto-Enrolment contributions 

3rd January 2018 – Leading Insurtech Analyst applauds today’s iPipeline acquisition

2017 Releases

12th December 2017 – F&TRC launches 2017 protection ratings and fact sheets

 27th November 2017 – F&TRC announces product ratings for workplace pensions and auto-enrolment in 2017

8th November 2017 – F&TRC announces new quality analyser service for Critical Illness cover

7th November 2017 – F&TRC Launches Workplace Robo Paraplanner


7th November 2017 – Robo- Paraplanner launches for workplace pensions

7th July 2017 – FTRC QA New partner

31st January 2017 – First consistent analysis into UK digital wealth market launches


31st January 2017 – Rating the robos: Ian McKenna launches robo-advice review service

12th October 2017 – F&TRC Response to ABI

6th October 2017 – DWI Wealthify statement


2016 Releases

12th December 2016 – FTRC IP Ratings Release

October 2016 – FTRC Pensions Ratings

28th September 2016 – Ian McKenna to join Pension Dashboard Final

14th July 2016 – FTRC Ratings Release

13th July 2016 – FTRC Paradigm Release

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