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Bright Grey scoops four honours at LifeSearch Protection Awards

Bright Grey is celebrating its success in this year’s LifeSearch Protection Awards, picking up four awards.

The awards were for best critical illness product, most improved provider, best new initiative, for the second year runing, and lastly, best press office.

David Robinson, chief executive of Bright Grey David Robinson says: “To be short-listed for nine of the possible 10 awards is a fantastic achievement, and I’m very proud of all the Bright Grey people who have worked so hard over the last year. Considering we have been in operation for less than two years, to win four LifeSearch awards is wonderful.”


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