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April 2017

5QI, Philip Martin, Openwork.

18/04/17 Category: 5QI

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What was the first record/CD you can remember buying? Abba Arrival. That dates me. What is your biggest pet hate about the world of financial services? Inteminable and unreadable boiler-plate copy provided with the aim of informing customers. What is your favourite film, and why? Get Carter. Michael Caine never better and Newcastle never more atmospheric. What is currently the biggest issue facing intermediaries in the UK market? Finding routes to engage a new generation of customers who want to engage with advice in different ways. If you could change one thing overnight about the protection industry, what would it…
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March Summit White Paper: 5 ways to increase consumer trust in protection

by roger@rogeredwards.co.uk 11/04/17 Latest News

We've launched our second White Paper describing 5 ways to increase consumer trust in protection. Written after the recent Protection Review Summit in London on 9 March, the White Paper summarises the debate and sets out the recommendations from the discussions. The event delivered two hours of positive straight talking and heated debate about customer perceptions of the industry. Another action-oriented event where everyone was constructive, added value and focused on customer outcomes. Here are the five steps. The industry should look at finding simple ways to explain what we’re about and to promote the 'social good' we do. Let’s not assume…
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New Chair for Protection Review Awards judging panel

by roger@rogeredwards.co.uk 10/04/17 Latest News

Following the sad and unexpected passing of Paul Bradshaw - our good friend and long-standing Chair of our awards judging panel, we would like to announce the appointment of a new Chair for this year's judging process. We are pleased to announce that David Heeney will chair the 2017 Protection Review awards judging process. David will be well known to many of you. He recently retired from Pacific Life Re, where he was Chief Marketing Officer for Europe, and previously spent 10 years with Swiss Re in a variety of roles including Global Client Manager and Divisional Product Manager. He…
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