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GI firm Uinsure adding duo to complete B&C cover panel

Uinsure has completed its buildings and contents insurance panel with the addition of Fortis and Groupama.

The general insurance intermediary was established in June by former Bankhall joint chief executive Simon Taylor. It is urging IFAs and mortgage brokers to look at selling general insurance to replace lost revenue from falling mortgage business.

Taylor claims that advisers can earn £100 a year for each B&C policy sold and says advice can often only take a matter of minutes.

Uinsure promises 30 per cent commission and is to add an introducer facility that pays 20 per cent to any adviser passing on a lead to Uinsure brokers.

Lloyds TSB and Equity Red Star are already on the panel, which is the preferred general insurance panel to Bankhall and PMS.

Taylor, executive chairman at Uinsure, says: “Large numbers of IFAs and mortgage brokers are looking at ways to replace lost revenue due to their inability to write certain classes of mortgage business.”

Bankhall chief executive Peter Mann says: “We are extremely pleased with Uinsure’s choice of insurance partners who bring a wealth of knowledge to the process of transacting insurance in an intermediary environment.”

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