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Uinsure cuts premiums as RSA joins its panel

Uinsure has appointed RSA to its panel and cut its premiums in response to feedback from advisers. To achieve this it has reduced the commission it pays to brokers to 27.5% from 30%.

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Resignations from the FSA up 128% in a year

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Bridging is no longer a dirty word

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