Calling in from the cold

With a general election due in the UK in the next twelve months, every political party is planning proposed legislation for easy-to-understand problems.  Financial cold calling is one such headline grabbing issue and after years of inaction it appears there is now enough political capital for regulators and politicians to address misleading marketing firms.  From endless promi...
Alain Desmier

Alain Desmier nominated for ‘personality of the year’ at major insurance awards
Contact State Managing Director Alain Desmier has been nominated in the Protection Review more
What you need to know about Google's changes to their financial services policy
This is clearly the month to release innocent looking updates that actually have significant more
The FCA proposed changes to Financial Promotions: What you need to know
The FCA has proposed a new regulatory framework for the way that financial advertising and more
Contact State making headlines at ProtectX, Protection Guru and Cover Magazine
The Contact State team has been busy in the last few weeks, loudly making the case for clearer regulation of the lead generation sector whilst building awareness of fraudulent and misleading advertising. Writing for ProtectionGuru and speaking at the Protection Forum, Alain Desmier spoke to more
The rules of insurance lead generation
Every day, thousands of consumers use lead generation websites in order to be introduced to more
Protecting the Protectors
As part of the Contact State campaign for clearer regulation and certification of the lead more
Alain Desmier 'highly commended' in the AIG Quality Awards 2020
Contact State and Alain Desmier have been recognised by AIG Life at their annual Quality more
Understanding Income Per Lead (IPL)
It’s not always easy to appreciate the difference between a 10% or 15% sales rate, or the more
Exposing the secrets of lead generation
The insurance industry has spent millions of pounds on GDPR compliance, but in truth most more
Always ask awkward questions
On a weekly basis, the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) hands out rulings and fines to more

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