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Openwork appoints Christopher Rodrigues as Chairman

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Rodrigues as Chairman of Openwork Group.

Christopher, who takes up the role with immediate effect, has an impressive track record in financial services having held senior leadership positions at some of the world’s most recognisable brands.

Currently Chairman of consumer lending business International Personal Finance plc, Christopher was …

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We’ve refreshed our protection panel with PruProtect

We are pleased to announce that PruProtect has joined our protection panel, Openwork Select, following a comprehensive tender process involving eight major providers.

PruProtect joins existing providers Friends Life, Legal & General, Zurich and Liverpool Victoria (LV=) in the revised five-strong panel. The decision to re-contract with four of our original panel members …

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Our new guide to mortgage fraud prevention

We’ve launched a comprehensive guide to mortgage fraud prevention, explaining how Advisers can identify and tackle this growing problem for the mortgage market.

The guide, titled ‘Mortgage Fraud And How To Avoid It’, will help our Advisers address an issue the National Fraud …

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Announcing our new protection needs analysis App

We’ve launched an exclusive ‘App’ aimed at helping our advisers to assess their clients’ protection needs via Apple mobile devices, while on the move.

Life Calc enables our advisers to quickly calculate their clients’ protection needs for life, critical illness, income protection and whole of life cover, based on their current circumstances. Users …

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Investment proposition set to expand

We are expanding our investment proposition, Omnis, and launching a number of multi-asset model portfolios and a fund of passive funds range.

Subject to FSA approvals, the expansion, due in Q2, will see Omnis roll out two new ranges of risk-rated outsourcing solutions, with underlying funds managed by leading asset managers including Jupiter, …

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Openwork launches new general insurance panel proposition

We’re pleased to announce we’ve signed a long term contractual agreement with Paymentshield for general insurance.

The deal, which follows a formal tendering process conducted in the second half of 2012, will see our advisers utilising Paymentshield’s new panel proposition. This will replace our existing insurer panel.

As part of the new agreement, advisers …

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