Drewberry Insurance has launched the UK's first online comparison service for relevant life insurance.
The intermediary said it hoped the launch would bring down many of the barriers that have so far prevented business owners from engaging with relevant life plans. The tool is free to use and will provide full details of the best premiums on the market for any number of possible variations. Tom Conner, director of Drewberry, said: "There are currently well over five million UK businesses employing less than nine people. Companies like this account for around a third of total employment...
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