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Change in PPI rules creates opportunity for insurers

Following the UK Competition Commission's ruling on the payment protection insurance market, direct-to-consumer sales will increase in importance at the expense of bank cross-selling. Insurance companies should be planning their strategies to take advantage of the changes in the overall market dynamic.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Jan 2009
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Challenger banks need to rethink acquisition strategies

The new UK switching rules will have little impact on customers' propensity to change bank accounts. Challenger banks will need to take an aggressive approach to acquiring customers and growing market share.

Published By Datamonitor
14 Aug 2013
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CGNU: together they're stronger

Published By Datamonitor
17 Jan 2001
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CGNU: staking claims pays off

The insurer's sales of UK life and pensions were up by 30%, while its international new business was up 10%. However, some of the UK gain was due to one-off events: the initial launch of stakeholder pensions, and the collapse of Equitable Life. Although CGNU should remain ahead of the pack this year, especially in stakeholder, it will not repeat its 2001 success.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Jan 2002
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CGNU: looking forward to a brighter future

Published By Datamonitor
03 May 2001
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CGNU: expensive disposal of seasick subsidiary

Published By Datamonitor
02 Nov 2000
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CGNU: banking on long-term growth

The UK insurer's 10% growth in savings products came in well below some of its leading competitors. However, CGNU's bancassurance partnership with Royal Bank of Scotland is doing extremely well. Bancassurance is gaining momentum in the UK, and impending regulatory changes should help ensure further growth.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Apr 2002
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Centrica: planning to really "own the home"

The potential entry of Centrica into the equity release market does have exciting possibilities for the company. However, to achieve maximum success, the company will have to position itself very carefully to ensure a clearly perceived relationship between its equity offer and other services.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Jan 2003
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CommentWire

Centrica: fishing for financial services gold

Published By Datamonitor
07 Aug 2001
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Centrica: feeding its Goldfish

It's no surprise that Centrica is continuing its push into financial services. More unusually, it is reportedly planning to launch into current accounts. Success hinges on the company's ability to cross-sell between divisions and across products. Making money as a new entrant in the low margin current account business is hard, but if anyone can do it, Centrica can.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Mar 2002

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