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Mortgage Next launches commercial insurance for ARs

Mortgage Next Network has launched a commercial insurance proposition for its appointed representatives in association with Towergate Lifestyle.

Towergate Lifestyle offers a range of products including office insurance, pubs/clubs and restaurant insurance, public and employers liability and professional indemnity insurance.

Gemma Harle, managing director of Mortgage Next, says: “It’s essential for small businesses to have adequate protection in place and not to leave themselves vulnerable to liability claims.

“Towergate has developed a package which not only includes comprehensive cover and competitive fees, but cover is also easy for our ARs to arrange. I’m sure the products will be popular and we look forward to working with Towergate over the coming months.”


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