Shepherds Friendly unveils simplified IP application process

Simplified version is part of a wider strategy

Hemma Visavadia
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Shepherds Friendly unveils simplified IP application process

Shepherds Friendly has launched a simplified short-term cover application process for income protection (IP) products.

The mutual stated the simplified version is part of a wider strategy to offer a more streamlined application process to advisers and their clients. The changes offer an alternative application route which is based on "moratorium underwriting" with less medical questions to answer, allowing more advisers get cover for their clients quicker. Antony Uttley, chief sales officer at Shepherds Friendly, explained that advisers will now have a choice between the new, simplified underwriting rou...

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