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Virtual Net expands GI panel

IFA network Virtual Net has added Berkeley Alexander to its general insurance panel taking the number of providers it has links to up to six.

The network’s IFAs and mortgage advisers will now be able to refer GI enquiries to Berkeley Alexander, along with Abbey, Halifax, Select & Protect, Paymentshield and CETA.
Virtual Net chief executive Junior Sobowale says: “We have a small but comprehensive panel for general insurance so that our members can be confident they are providing a quality service and treating their clients fairly. There has been a demand for a service whereby our members can either advise and sell themselves or refer their clients’ enquiries to a third party, who will provide a whole market, quality service with no cross-selling. After research and due diligence we are happy that Berkeley Alexander can provide this. It is important in these days of FSA regulation and TCF that our members who wish to offer independent advice to their clients can do so via a simple yet comprehensive service such as Berkeley Alexander’s”
Berkeley Alexander sales and marketing manager Mike Gamble says: “We are delighted Virtual Net has decided to use Berkeley Alexander in its GI Panel. Our unique proposition allows members to advise and sell GI products to their clients using our online quote and buy systems and now enables members to truly offer independent advice to the clients on GI or to simply introduce. Members will gain access to a range of leading UK general insurers offering quality cover at competitive premiums whilst enjoying market leading commissions”

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