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Yorkshire goes live with L&G’s POS system

Yorkshire Building Society is the first building society partner to go live with Legal and General’s online point-of-sale business system.

The system, OLP Connect, gives Yorkshire advisers the ability to quote and apply for a greater number of product variations from L&G’s protection range on one application, including family protection life cover and critical illness cover.

The multiple quote service will allow advisers to modify and amend quotes according to a client’s budget, demands and needs.

Yorkshire head of insurance and sales operations Gary Fowler says: “This new platform presents us with the opportunity to extend our protection range so that we are better able to satisfy our customers’ protection needs.”



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