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Direct Protect attracts 1000 members

Berkeley Berry Birch subsidiary Direct Protect has attracted one thousand members since its launch a year ago. Direct Protect offers term life insurance, critical illness cover, mortgage protection, PHI and general insurance products. Chief executive Don Allan says: “We are totally committed to becoming Britain&#39s most successful protection network. There will always be a place for a professional organisation such as ourselves that is focused on protection.”

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ScotProv team for major cover cases

Scottish Provident has set up a team at its Edinburgh intermediary support centre to manage large protection cases with sums assured of £500,000 and over. The company says this will mean that cases are processed as smoothly and efficiently as possible and intermediaries are kept up to date with their progress.

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