‘Mind the gap’

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In a week where Cover magazine are focusing on financial well being, it’s worth considering the importance of maintaining and protecting our benefits, as our individual needs change in the short term. The lack of awareness and understanding around the need for short term Life Assurance (also known as stop-gap), has meant that unfortunately, some […]

Lutine turns 29

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Born in 1989, along with a generation of millennials, Lutine is going to hit the ‘big 3-0’ this time next year. Almost thirty years providing business and personal protection through a constantly evolving network of professional intermediaries in a market sector which has seen many changes. It’s a relationship we’ll never take for granted and […]

Lutine launches Excepted Life Trust

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Group Life provider Lutine, part of Direct Group, has launched an excepted life mastertrust to extend the range of services it provides to advisors. Andy Coles, Lutine business director, said the new service is in response to significant growth in excepted mastertrusts in recent years, and is part of Lutine’s “Your Life is Our Business” […]

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Another protection partnership for Lutine as it signs up Portmore Life

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Lutine Assurance Services, the life and protection arm of Ryan Direct Group (RDG), has signed an agreement with Portmore Life, part of the well-established Portmore Group, to provide group and business protection for Portmore’s commercial customers. Andy Coles, business director for Lutine, said the latest partnership, which follows a similar recent deal signed with broker […]


Lutine shortlisted for top award

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Lutine Assurance Service s Ltd, the life and protection arm of Ryan Direct Group, has been shortlisted for Cover Magazine’s Group Life Award. Andy Coles, Lutine’s business director, said he was thrilled to be shortlisted, and paid tribute to the hard work of Lutine’s staff in transforming the business during the last 18 months. He […]



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Lutine Assurance Services has signed an agreement with XL Catlin to write speciality life cover. This cover will target non-standard short tail individual, keyman and scheme business that require a greater degree of underwriting expertise and broader risk appetite. Andy Coles, Lutine’s business director, said: “This development significantly broadens our underwriting footprint and will enhance […]