UK - IFA portal The Exchange has launched a special risks centre on Exweb which enables fast and efficient processing of non-standard life and protection cases.
The key benefits of the service are expected to include making non-standard terms more competitive and accessible as well as reducing costs for both intermediaries and product providers.
Research by The Exchange shows that 62% of intermediaries can identify clients as being non-standard risk at pre-quotation stage.
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