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Gifford Clay promoted to Head of Intermediary Sales

18/01/2024

We’re pleased to announce that as of 1 January 2024, Gifford Clay has been promoted to the position of Head of Intermediary Sales. With over 20 years of experience in the Protection industry, having held senior positions at Canada Life, Holloway Friendly and Synaptic Software, Gifford joined the Society in…
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COVER: A pragmatic approach to inclusive Income Protection

21/02/2024

NHS waiting lists have been severely exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic with nearly 7.6m people waiting for treatment in England.1 People waiting for treatment or investigations have traditionally struggled to get cover and this has resulted in a huge protection gap that needs solutions that challenge the status quo. Understanding…

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Gifford Clay promoted to Head of Intermediary Sales

18/01/2024

We’re pleased to announce that as of 1 January 2024, Gifford Clay has been promoted to the position of Head of Intermediary Sales. With over 20 years of…
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Oliver Jones appointed to National Friendly’s Board of Directors

01/01/2024

We’re pleased to share that as of 1 January 2024, Oliver Jones has joined the National Friendly Board. Alongside this change, he has also been promoted to the…
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National Friendly partners with UK fintech for income protection

03/08/2023

National Friendly has teamed up with UK-based fintech Stubben Edge Group to launch a new income protection product, the Accident Only Income Protection policy. This first-of-its-kind policy…
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National Friendly join amii

21/02/2023

Mutual insurers Health Shield and National Friendly have become the latest additions to the Association of Medical Insurers & Intermediaries (amii). Health Shield has re-joined the association as…
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National Friendly's My PMI added to Rapid Quote Portal

21/02/2023

Mutual insurer National Friendly has announced the release of its health insurance proposition, My  PMI, on the Rapid Quote Portal. The Rapid Quote Portal is a PMI and…

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COVER: A pragmatic approach to inclusive Income Protection

21/02/2024

NHS waiting lists have been severely exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic with nearly 7.6m people waiting for treatment in England.1 People waiting for treatment or investigations have traditionally…
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Health & Protection: More than 50% of young people have some form of IP - National Friendly

08/01/2024

More than 50% of young people have some form of income protection (IP) in place, according to new research carried out by Opinium for National Friendly. Younger people…
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What is Friendly GP and how can it benefit your clients

20/11/2023

We know that as people become more health-conscious, it is becoming increasingly common for them to ask about insurance policy benefits before signing up. This is a positive…
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Cover: PMI - Bringing Affordable Healthcare to the Masses

09/08/2023

With the National Health Service (NHS) facing relentless demand, it's time for the private medical insurance (PMI) sector to help fill the gap. However, while long waiting lists…
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IFA: Conversations with an Underwriter – Understanding the Diabetes dilemma

14/07/2023

Following National Friendly’s discussion last month on a fresh approach to underwriting, National Friendly sat down with Jake Watts, Disability & Development Underwriter, to learn more about underwriting…
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Cover: John Fotheringham: What happens when underwriters are given autonomy?

07/06/2023

John Fotheringham, senior underwriter at National Friendly, reviews how granting underwriters more autonomy can help ease broker frustrations with claims decisions and bring about better customer outcomes.   Underwriting…
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Cover: Protect your biggest investment with Income Protection

27/04/2023

When someone buys a property, it is likely the biggest purchase of their life, yet most people don't go to the appropriate lengths to protect their investment. Mortgage…
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Cover: Opening the conversation on later care annuities

04/04/2023

National Friendly explains the importance of discussing later-life care, and how later-life care annuity works. Of all the financial planning we can do perhaps the least talked about…