Paradigm adds Assurant Intermediary to GI proposition

Assurant Intermediary specialises in the mortgage broker and intermediary market. Following its link with Paradigm, members will now be able to offer clients Assurant Intermediary’s innovative suite of general insurance products built around the individual needs of individual customers. These include ASU Mortgage and Payment Protection, ASU Income Protection, Residential Buildings & Contents Insurance, and Landlord’s Property Insurance.

Each individual Assurant Intermediary product also comes with its own marketing toolkit, which is accessible online and has been designed to help advisers maximise their business in these areas.

Assurant Intermediary delivers its product range to advisers via its quote and sales software, IPOS (Intermediary Point of Sale). IPOS has been designed to ensure advisers meet their regulatory responsibilities allowing them to make compliant sales while cutting down on the need for time-consuming and costly administration

Bob Hunt, Chief Executive of Paradigm Mortgage Services, commented: “Our overall membership for Paradigm Group has now grown to within touching distance of 500 firms. It has always been our aim to offer our members access to the most innovative products at the most competitive terms in the marketplace. This link-up with Assurant Intermediary certainly fits the Paradigm proposition perfectly providing members with a further avenue to explore in terms of their client’s General Insurance needs. Assurant Intermediary, like Paradigm, is completely committed to the broker and intermediary market and our members will find a raft of services and information available from them to help provide quality advice and maximise their business levels in this important area. We look forward to working with the Assurant Intermediary team to ensure all stakeholders get the most out of this important new relationship.”

Kevin Paterson, Sales & Marketing Director at Assurant Intermediary, said: “Paradigm has built a unique and comprehensive offering for its members, and we are delighted to be able add to that offering. We strongly believe that the sale of general insurance products forms a core part of every advisor’s offering and provide a valuable revenue stream, particularly in the current environment. We’ve worked hard to ensure that the insurances we provide are customer centric and offer value for money and so we’ve made it easy for advisor’s to compare them against the market, and easy for them to sell in a compliant manner.”