18 Mar, 2008
Mortgage Intelligence has launched general
insurance in association with Halifax General Insurance.
The deal signifies the network's GI debut for directly authorised
members, in addition to further proposition enhancements for
All members now have access to Halifax home buildings and contents
insurance and also support from MI's in-house insurance desk.
Members may write the business themselves or refer the case
directly to MI.
Additionally, the direct referral service ensures that policies can
be written as quickly and effortlessly as possible.
Once referred MI will contact clients directly, take them through
the application process and ensure all Treating Customers Fairly
obligations are met with efficient, compliant service.
Sally Laker, managing director at MI, says: "We continually look at
how best to improve our services for members, and are confident
that the Halifax General Insurance offering will have real business
benefit to them. It was crucial for us to collaborate with a
partner whose product reflects the high standard and quality we
insist on for our members, which we felt Halifax could offer.
"The added value of our referral route and insurance desk allows
valuable time to be saved for brokers without compromising on their
commission for completed policies."
Jon Craven, head of mortgage intermediaries at Halifax General
Insurance, adds: "The deal further strengthens Halifax's
relationship with MI and increases our product offering within its
"The deal is a key element of our ongoing strategy for growth
in the intermediary market and our commitment to strengthening our
offering to intermediaries and their clients."