IRESS has partnered with Scottish Widows as the latest protection provider to offer partially underwritten quotes through The Exchange.
Products available through Scottish Widows Protect, the company's intermediary protection proposition, will be added to the portal. In November last year IRESS extended its underwriting service to include all protection products on The Exchange and introduced enhanced underwriting functionality that captures more details about a client's height and weight. The additional information returns a partially underwritten quote that takes Body Mass Index (BMI) into account. This enables advisers...
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