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5QI, Rhys Williams, Quiet Room

21/05/18 Category: 5QI

1. What was the first record/CD/download you can remember buying? The first record I ever remember buying with my own money was the 7” single of Do They Know It’s Christmas? by Band Aid in 1984. The first CD I owned was Graceland by Paul Simon.  2. What is your biggest pet hate about the world of financial services? I think we spend so much time talking to each other that we forget what it’s like to live outside that professional bubble. So products don’t always feel designed for people and communications don’t sound enough like people talking. I don’t think…
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The Syndicate Research 2018:Money and health issues worry Britons more than terrorism and Brexit

14/03/18 Press Releases,Latest News

The Syndicate has released its 2018 research report.  The press release can be seen below and you can download the research synopsis here New research shows just under three quarters of people describe themselves as “in control” financially, but worry about money and health issues Confidence in protection insurance as a support mechanism is high but people are more likely to depend on their partner and savings Public has low expectations that insurers will pay claims, but strongly believe they should – sometimes even in the event of non-disclosure Public acknowledge the need for higher premiums for those with habits affecting…
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Protection Review Awards 2018: Details of deadlines and judging criteria

12/03/18 Latest News

Protection Review Awards - new information for 2018  We've made a few changes this year. Voting closed on the 7th March 2018 and we are now in the process of asking shortlisted companies to submit entries to support their case.   Changes for 2018 and Judging Criteria There is one new award – Young Achiever of the Year, which is for anyone working in the manufacturing or distribution side of the industry (insurer, reinsurer, intermediary, adviser, paraplanner, tech firm, marketing etc) who is 30 or under at the time of entry. Depending on the category, some awards are based on…
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5QI, Simon Davis, CEO, Guardian Financial Services

12/02/18 5QI

1.What was the first record/CD/download you can remember buying?  My first record was the single "Highway to Hell" by AC/DC - I wasn't particularly a heavy rocker, but had just got myself my first proper stereo system and wanted something loud to play on it to annoy my parents.  And it was loud! 2.What is your biggest pet hate about the world of financial services? In some respects, it's our own arrogance that we think we know best - we fall into the trap of believing that we have all the answers and just don't listen enough to the needs…
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Protection Review Awards 2018:Vote now closed!

11/02/18 Latest News

Protection Review Awards -  Information for 2018  Your votes have help decide the shortlists for this year’s awards.   Some reminders for 2018  The Young Achiever of the Year is for anyone working in the manufacturing or distribution side of the industry (insurer, reinsurer, intermediary, adviser, paraplanner, tech firm, marketing etc) who is under 35 at the time of entry. Depending on the category, some awards are based on the vote, some are based on the vote followed by a written entry if shortlisted, and two awards can be entered straight away, which are ‘Young Achiever of the Year’ and the…
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