February 2018

5QI, Simon Davis, CEO, Guardian Financial Services

12/02/18 Category: 5QI

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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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Poll: Will Added Value Benefits become the core product?

08/02/18 Polls

In our current poll we ask “Will we see a time when today's added value benefits become the core product, with insurance being the add on?”: Click here to cast your vote Poll Results Our last poll asked “If Amazon entered the Protection market would the market grow?”.  Nearly half of respondents thought there would be significant growth with 83% suggesting there would be growth of some sort. Just under 17% thought it would make little difference but no one expected the market to fall if Amazon joined.
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