Legal & General has partnered with the esure Group to ensure both esure and Sheilas’ Wheels brands can sell Legal & General products to customers.

esure Group will initially offer Legal & General’s life insurance and decreasing life insurance products to its 2.4 million customers in the home and motor spaces. Furthermore, critical illness cover is available for an extra cost.

As an added incentive, Legal & General will offer a £75 M&S or Amazon voucher to customers who purchase a policy.

“esure Group is a dynamic, entrepreneurial and digitally adept business with two exciting insurance brands, representing a great partnership opportunity for Legal & General. We believe the increased exposure to protection products from a well-known general insurance brand will help to promote and grow the whole protection market. We are all excited about this new opportunity and are determined to make it a great success,” said Claire Beardmore, director of partnerships at Legal & General

“esure has huge ambitions to grow the business and transform the insurance market. Partnering with Legal & General allows us to gain valuable insight on personal protection products whilst expanding our customer offering and meeting even more of our customers’ needs. We look forward to collaborating with Legal & General on this latest development and building our customer centric proposition,” added Justin Cockerill, chief commercial officer at esure

Legal & General released an early intervention care package for employees in its group protection schemes displaying symptoms of “long” COVID-19.

Evidence is mounting regarding a log tail of prolonged symptoms after COVID-19. These can include fatigue, ongoing breathlessness, fluctuating symptoms, and also anxiety.

As a result, Legal & General have launched the Long Covid Intervention Package, delivered by Vitality360.

The package includes eight hours of therapy assessment and rehabilitation time. Furthermore, this can lead directly into the provision of advice and signposting over video call. Each employee will also receive bespoke treatment and further psychological support.

Employees will be referred to Legal & General by their employer following an absence of between four and six weeks.