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Lutine now accepts applications online

Lutine is now able to accept life insurance applications online at or through the Exchange quotation platform.

Lutine managing director Jon Clarke says the development is at the heart of Lutine’s plans to provide more efficient and easy solutions to advisers.

He says: “No-one really likes form filling and we have therefore made our online application short and to the point. I am sure our IFAs will find the process to be easy and the time needed to complete our on-line application to be very quick.”


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