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ProtectionGuruPro to provide fully underwritten pricing in partnership with UnderwriteMe

ProtectionGuruPro to provide fully underwritten pricing in partnership with UnderwriteMe

We are delighted to announce that we will shortly be adding UnderwriteMe as a quotation and New Business processing option within Protection Guru Pro to better support advisers Quality, Price and Value conversations with clients.

The integration will enable advisers to run comparisons of life, critical illness, income protection, family income benefit and business protection products based on the quality of the cover based on their clients circumstance alongside a fully underwritten price. With no surprises with regard to the price this will enable advisers to have a value discussion with their clients and compare plans based on their relative merits, a key consumer duty requirement. 

Commenting on the arrangement Ian McKenna, Protection Guru Founder said “Our partnership with UnderwriteMe uniquely provides advisers with a solution that can meet two major protection new business obligations for Consumer Duty. The ability to include an assessment of value, based on quality and price and, in addition, present a client with a personalised underwritten price at the time of advice.

By bringing together our market leading quality and price assessment, service, and UnderwriteMe’s peerless, new business processing capability jointly, we are delivering a solution that can enable advisers to carry out extensive analysis of quality and price to meet the new FCA obligation to address value in any recommendation and an unequalled ability for advisers to offer fully underwritten pricing in a matter of minutes.

This is the first in a series of additional strategic integrations we are putting in place to enable protection on mortgage and wealth advisers to give the best possible advice on life, mortgage protection, income, protection, and critical Illness plans in ways that are streamlined to fit their business processes.

The protection gap can only be fully addressed when we make it easy for advisers with different specialities to provide comprehensive advice and get plans in force in minutes rather than weeks.”

Mark Cracknell, Commercial Director from UnderwriteMe comments, “We are delighted to be launching the integrated proposition with Protection Guru Pro. This integration is the next step in making UnderwriteMe’s Protection Platform a unique experience for advisers and their customers. Our partnership is pivotal with Consumer Duty round the corner, ensuring advisers are compliant whilst removing barriers, making protection more accessible to them and their customers.

“We look forward to working with Protection Guru and advisers to realise the full value of the integrated proposition.”

Zoe Priselac, Managing Director, Way More Solutions Ltd commented: “Protection Guru Pro is a powerful solution to enable advisers to provide a detailed assessment of quality, price and value in just a couple of minutes. By partnering with UnderwriteMe the combined system will enable advisers to take the most frustrating delays out of the life insurance new business process so clients can be given underwritten premiums with no prospect of nasty surprises and get cover into force the same day when needed. This will be absolutely game changing for those advisers who use it.”

If you would like to learn more about ProtectionGuruPro, our upcoming integration with UnderwriteMe or register your early interest, contact us below: 

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