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Guardian financial services pays first claim

Guardian Financial Services has paid out its first claim less than two months after its full launch to the intermediary market.

The claim was paid to a customer who injured himself during a sporting activity. He suffered a dislocated shoulder which was covered as part of Guardian's Fracture Plus Protection. The payout was £6,000 - the highest available with this type of additional cover.

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Guardian launches with synaptic software's webline

Guardian Financial Service's life and critical illness products are now available on Synaptic Software's Webline portal as the challenger brand continues its ambitious plan to shake up the protection market.

Advisers who want to do business with Guardian through Webline should register first using Guardian's online self-service registration system, which usually only takes a few minutes.

Guardian is already available to financial advisers and mortgage intermediaries on iPipeline and IRESS.

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GUARDIAN'S NEW BUSINESS PLATFORM, PROTECTION BUILDER, NOW LIVE. LIFE AND CRITICAL ILLNESS PRODUCTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON IPIPELINE AND IRESS

Guardian Financial Services is now open for business with financial advisers and their clients across the UK.

Guardian's protection offer will be available on iPipeline® and IRESS from later today, With Synaptic Webline and LifeQuote to follow in the coming weeks.

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GUARDIAN TAKES ON BOARD LESSONS LEARNED FROM PILOT AND VOWS TO KEEP LEARNING FROM ADVISERS THROUGH LAUNCH PERIOD AND BEYOND

"We're determined to work with all our new intermediary partners to deal with any teething problems, involving registering, using the system and placing business, as swiftly as possible."

Protection challenger Guardian has outlined the lessons learned from its pilot with its first four distribution partners including small but significant changes it has made to its systems as a result.

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GUARDIAN INTRODUCES EASY ONLINE SELF-SERVICE REGISTRATIONS ALLOWING FIRMS AND ADVISERS TO SIGN-UP TO DO BUSINESS 'WITHIN MINUTES'

Protection challenger Guardian is launching an innovative, online, self-service registration process so that firms will be ready to place business with Guardian in a matter of minutes.

The self-service system will allow firms to avoid the traditional, time-consuming, paper-based agency set up process. It will be available when Guardian opens for business next week.

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ROB CARR COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT UNABLE TO RESIST THE CHALLENGE OF HELPING LAUNCH GUARDIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES

Protection market veteran Rob Carr ends his brief summer-long retirement to join Guardian as Adviser Development Manager and share his passion for protection with intermediaries once more.

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PROTECTION CHALLENGER GUARDIAN PILOTING PROPOSITION WITH FOUR TOP UK DISTRIBUTORS BEFORE ROLL-OUT TO WHOLE MARKET

L&C, Paradigm, Sesame Bankhall Group and SimplyBiz Group in 'test and learn' pilot before phased roll-out to whole market in six weeks' time.

Guardian, the protection challenger operated by Gryphon Group Holdings is piloting its life and critical illness proposition with four of the UK's top financial services distributor firms, L&C, Paradigm, Sesame Bankhall Group and SimplyBiz Group.

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GUARDIAN'S WIDELY ANTICIPATED LIFE AND CRITICAL ILLNESS PRODUCT DETAILS ANNOUNCED TODAY - THIS IS 'LIFE. MADE BETTER.'

Guardian, the protection challenger operated by Gryphon Group Holdings, today announces details of the new life and critical illness offer it is bringing to market during 2018.

Based on the brand promise of 'Life. Made Better.', the easy-to-understand policies are designed to always pay out, with a view to growing consumer trust and adviser confidence in the industry.

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Guardian - The 200-year-old insurance brand - is reborn

Challenger's brand promise is 'Life. Made Better.' as it seeks to improve protection.

Guardian, the heritage insurance brand founded in 1821, is being brought back to life by its new owners, Gryphon Group Holdings, as they launch a fresh identity for their protection business.

The brand is based on the promise of 'Life. Made Better.' and reflects the business's commitment to rethink and reinvent protection for the better; providing its customers with exceptional cover that won't let them down, that's easy to understand and simple to buy.

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