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Halifax added to Network Data’s insurance panel

Halifax General Insurance has been appointed to the general insurance panel for Network Data.

All Network Data’s 578 appointed representatives and over 729 brokers will now be able to provide Halifax home buildings and contents insurance and accident sickness and unemployment cover as a result of the deal.

Jon Craven, head of mortgage intermediaries at Halifax General Insurance, says: The new deal is another illustration of our ongoing strategy for growth in the intermediary market and we are delighted to increase our product offering to the appointed representatives within the Network Data network.

Alex Cotton, chief executive of Network Data, says: More and more advisers are appreciating the benefits of general insurance business as a way of enhancing the service they offer to their clients, whilst also increasing the revenue for their firm.

“Network Data is continually seeking to strengthen its range of market-leading propositions and Halifax General Insurance is an invaluable addition.

Halifax provides award winning insurance, which has been rated the highest quality by Defaqto again this year. We believe this deal offers our network low prices and excellent commission, without compromising quality.


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