Scottish Widows currently sits as one of the most recognised and trusted brands in the Life, Pensions & Investments market*. The brand’s credentials continue to grow having gained a prestigious 5 Star rating across Life Insurance and Pensions, Investments and Mortgages categories, voted for by financial advisers at the 2017 Financial Adviser Service Awards. Scottish Widows score highly across financial strength ratings from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and AKG** and were also awarded Company of the Year amongst a long list of other accolades.
Old Mutual Wealth is a leading wealth management business in the UK and internationally, helping to create prosperity for the generations of today and tomorrow. We’ve been providing protection for almost 40 years (previously under the Skandia name) and throughout that time our aim has always been to provide quality cover at a great value.
They are dedicated supporters of financial advice and are there to give advisers all the support and technical expertise they need to help them maximize opportunities with their client and provide the best advice.
Why partner with UnderwriteMe?
“The UnderwriteMe service… allows advisers to generate quotes for clients with greater confidence that they will accurately reflect the actual premium offered, providing a better experience for both customer and adviser.”
Paul Roberts, Head of protection
We believe LV= stands apart from other providers through our values and behaviours, our products, and our support and service. As a Protection business, we are committed to protecting more people with superior, good-value financial protection. Our mission is to humanise insurance – we will do this by utilising the skills, values, drive and heart of our people to build a brand customers will trust, enjoy, choose and enthuse about.
“We are delighted to be supporting the UnderwriteMe comparison service which is an innovative solution that improves the buying experience for both advisers and customers, providing a quick process for advisers to ensure they are obtaining the best value cover for each individual.”
The Exeter, formerly known as the Exeter Friendly Society and Pioneer Friendly Society has been specializing in healthcare and protection for over a century. In 2017, The Exeter launched an innovative new life product called Managed Life for people with one of two health conditions, type 2 diabetes or a high Body Mass Index (BMI).
“UnderwriteMe shares our vision of pushing the protection market forward by improving the experience for advisers and customers alike. So, making our innovative products available through the comparison service makes perfect sense.”
Steve Bryan, Distribution and Marketing Director
Everything we do at AIG is designed to make protection insurance easy. Their signature-free online application system helps you to get your clients quality insurance quickly at a price they can afford. Their focus is not only on paying insurance claims but on delivering more than just financial support to your clients and their family when they need it.
“Making it easier for customers and intermediaries to get financial protection is part of our DNA at AIG Life. Partnering with UnderwriteMe offers financial advisers an alternative and intelligent way to help customers and their families gain financial security.”
Debbie Bolton, Head of Underwriting & Claims Strategy
Royal London is a different kind of financial services company as they’re a mutual. This means they don’t have any shareholders, so all profits are distributed amongst their members or reinvested to give better returns, better value and higher levels of service.
Their vision for protection is to give advisers a proposition that’s easy to recommend and gives the right cover at the right time with the right experiences for your clients. With the Personal Menu Plan, you can mix and match a range of covers, including Life Cover, Critical Illness Cover, Life or Critical Illness Cover or Income Protection with different terms and amounts for each.
“We chose to partner with UnderwriteMe as we recognised the opportunity to work alongside a responsive, forward-thinking company. Their innovative approach aligns with own aspirations to offer a slick and efficient experience for both advisers and customers.”
Toby Bainbridge (Reinsurance Manager)
Canada Life Individual Protection is an award-winning provider of ‘Life Insurance’ and ‘Life Insurance plus Critical Illness’ cover.
They make getting protection easy. Over 80% of our customers receive a ‘buy now’ price from us – even when they have a significant medical condition or family history to disclose. We‘ve cut out the need for GP reports and keep the customer and adviser in control of their applications. Their protection products come with a range of free Support Services, including the Canada Life App, some of which are available to use from day one.
The technology provided by the UnderwriteMe comparison service is exactly right for our intuitive and customer friendly online application. It gives our customers a ‘buy now’ opportunity.”
Jon Ford, Director of Individual Protection