Mutuals must emphasise how they differ from the competition particularly when they face pricing pressures, an insurance broker has urged.
On the incoming Mortgage Market Review rule changes on 26 April, brokers' fears about the impact of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) have risen noticeably in the last six months from 34% to 47%.
The arrival of the Mortgage Market Review (MMR) will cause a boost in the number of borrowers taking out protection, aggregator firm LifeQuote has predicted.
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