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LNA and IIB in war of words over direct authorisation

The Large Networks Association has attacked the Institute of Insurance Brokers for urging members to go for direct authorisation.


The LNA says former IBRC members will be disadvantaged going for direct authorisation and has refuted IIB criticism of the benefits networks provide.

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