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Retail Protection delivered sales 15% higher than in 2011 at £151m (2011: £131m). Automated underwriting provides flexible capacity and enabled 78% of cases to get a decision at the point of sale.
Group Protection sales grew substantially by 52% to £70m (2011: £46m) as Legal & General utilised the opportunities presented by auto enrolment and the continuing trend of businesses and the public sector to insure their employee liabilities.Link to Results release: http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/LGEN/2355142145x0x642450/9de6ea30-87b8-4919-8b17-2580d14ec35e/2012_Preliminary_Results_.pdf Legal & General also recently celebrated 10 years of award winning excellence in the development and delivery of underwriting expertise, in conjunction with Cardiff University. Over the last ten years we have worked together to ensure we deliver relevant and quality learning that meets the business needs and which ultimately allows us to make quicker and more informed underwriting decisions for the benefits of our customers. SOURCE Legal & General