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Widows boosts e-commerce capabilities of pensions operation

Scottish Widows is launching a straight-through process for IFAs quoting and applying online for individual stakeholder and personal pension plans through its extranet.

Widows is also establishing a direct link from the Exchange portal to its IFA Extranet service which will allow IFAs to apply online for stakeholder and personal pension plans.

Scottish Widows marketing manager, retirement planning Ann Flynn says: “As a major provider of individual stakeholder and personal pension plans, Scottish Widows recognises the benefits that technology can bring. Following the addition of our stakeholder and personal pension quotes to the Exchange, announced in January, these further enhancements will provide IFAs with a comprehensive service that allows an efficient straight-through process for individual pension business.”

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