Openwork is to embark on a series of road shows across the UK to mark the launch of its new protection panel, Openwork Select, which goes live on 24 September.
The new panel will feature a combination of new and existing providers including AEGON, AXA, Legal & General, Liverpool Victoria (LV=) and Zurich. Following its launch Openwork advisers can opt to operate the new panel, or take advantage of the enhanced proposition offered by Openwork’s exclusive multi-tie, Zurich Plus.
The road shows, which begin this week and conclude on Tuesday 5 October, will give advisers the opportunity to meet the providers, receive advice on how to submit business effectively and drive up their protection business. More than 1,000 advisers have already registered to attend the events.
Full list of road show venues:
|Tuesday 21 Sept||Village Hotel (South) – Leeds|
|Wednesday 22 Sept||Park Royal Hotel – Warrington|
|Thursday 23 Sept||Holiday Inn – Solihull|
|Monday 27 Sept||Hilton Tower Bridge – London|
|Tuesday 28 Sept||Down Hall Hotel – Bishop’s Stortford|
|Wednesday 29 Sept||Village Hotel – Newcastle|
|Thursday 30 Sept||Hilton Hotel – Templepatrick|
|Monday 4 Oct||Hampshire Court – Basingstoke|
|Tuesday 5 Oct||Aztec Hotel – Bristol|
Commenting on the announcement, Paul Shearman, Mortgage, Protection and General Insurance Proposition Director, Openwork, says: “The new protection panel represents a major step in our strategy to broaden our proposition and give advisers more choice when it comes to meeting their clients’ protection needs.
“The road shows offer our advisers the opportunity to talk to our new providers to enable them to make an informed decision about whether to operate the new panel or to take advantage of the enhanced terms of our exclusive multi-tie. We very much look forward to talking to the 1,000 or so advisers who have signed up to the events.”