Category: General Insurance

Advisers will be able to choose to access Paymentshield’s general insurance proposition and Adviser Hub on a single tie basis, with access to its home insurance panel of eight insurers all signed up to a single policy wording.

Around 30% of consumers miss out on cheaper mortgages that are just as suitable, costing them an estimated £550 a year.

Using big data, SmartQuote enables advisers to get a quote for their clients’ buildings and contents insurance in as little as one question if they already know their customer.

Berry has been at Uinsure since October 2012, while before that he was director of distribution and strategy at Safe&Secure Insurance.

Paul Shearman, proposition director at Openwork and Emma Green, head of sales at Paymentshield, said that technology used to reduce the number of questions asked can lead to customers feeling uncomfortable and less likely to take out a GI policy.

Nationwide Intermediary Solutions scooped Lender of The Year, Carrington took home Overall Broker of the Year and Aldermore won Specialist Lender of The Year.

In a recent YouGov survey, 38% of people admitted that finance is their biggest worry, but only half of those surveyed said they would ever seek professional advice.

Speaking after launching CLS Money’s new service, Talk Mortgages, which enables customers to arrange a video call and speak to a qualified mortgage expert within minutes, he said that technology should be welcomed and not feared.

PMS and Sesame mortgage completions rose by 12% in 2018 to £41.9bn, a £4.4bn increase on the previous year, from £37.5bn in 2017. 

Cavere Intermediary has designed, delivered, and will fully manage white label direct to consumer insurance portal hosted on the Age Partnership website.