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Britannic forging new links

Britannic has announced plans to extend its distribution network through new links with Irish Life & Permanent and the Isle of Man-based Hansard Group.

The news comes as the Britannic Group posted an £84.4m loss for the first six months of this year. The figure compares with its loss of £55.3m in the same period last year.

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