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Bupa International launches IFA targeted website

Bupa International has launched a website targeted to insurance intermediaries allowing them to carry out day-to-day business almost entirely over the internet.

The provider says Intermediaryworld is a user friendly site, which is simple and easy to navigate and enables fast download.

It is broken down into six areas, quotes, brochures, administration, commission, news and global information.

Bupa International development director Damien Marmion says: “Last year we asked intermediaries what they wanted from our intermediary website. We have taken this feedback and used it to develop Intermediaryworld, which enables intermediaries to register individual and family members on-line, obtain and save quotes, manage and update their own records.”


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