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Read: FT Adviser interview
FT Adviser interviews Alain Desmier, Managing Director of Contact State and discusses the progress the business is making to change an industry
Watch: The Future of UK Lead Generation
Alain Desmier gives a speech at Lead Generation World about the future of lead generation
Listen: An AIG webinar featuring Alain Desmier
How to make lead generation work for advisers and what regulation means for you


Money Age 1st November Consumer concerns around security when going online for a mortgage
Financial Reporter 1st November Data handling concerns preventing borrowers from seeking online mortgage quotes
Mortgage Strategy 1st November Online mortgage quotes cause consumers personal data concerns: Contact State
The Intermediary 1st November Consumers feel 'forced' into sharing data to get online mortgage quotes Contact State
Your Mortgage 29th October Consumers increasingly likely to get an online mortgage quote
Financial Reporter 11th October Practical Protection Podcast: Consumer Duty
mortgagesolutions (Web) 4th October Lead generation liability to hit brokers harder ahead of Consumer Duty
Mortgage Finance Gazette 1st October Data breach fears make older borrowers reluctant to share home loan data online
Financial Reporter 1st October Data security fears preventing older borrowers from seeking mortgages online
Introducer Today 30th September Data security concerns makes over 55s reluctant to go online
The Intermediary 30th September Over 55s reluctant to compare quotes online due to data security fears
Mortgage Strategy 30th September Just 9% of over-55s confident about sharing loan data online
Your Mortgage 17th September Clicks and mortar: Would you get an online mortgage quote?
Money Age 16th September Mortgage customers moving online despite rising data concerns, study finds
Financial Reporter 16th September Double the number of homeowners would seek their next mortgage quote online
The Intermediary 16th September 100% rise in number of people who would seek a next mortgage quote online
mortgagesolutions 16th September Online mortgage searches rise rapidly but data worries remain
Mortgage Strategy 16th September Data concerns grow as online mortgage quotes rise: Contact State
Best 16th September More people would seek next mortgage quote online
Advisers Assemble 1st August Podcast: Interview with Alain Desmier
Cover Magazine 27th July Protection industry reacts to Consumer Duty
Mortgage Introducer 21st July When is a mortgage calculator not a mortgage calculator
Cover Magazine 15th July How will the consumer duty impact protection marketing
Financial Reporter 12th July Consumer Duty and Lead Generation
FT Adviser Online 9th July Lead gen must be held to same standards as advisers
DorsetBizNews 6th July Tackling rogue calls
Financial Reporter 28th May In the Spotlight with Thomas Brett, Contact State
Cover Magazine 30th April WiP Network Conference 2022: Marketing to the right audience
CityWire (Web) 23rd April Podcast: How should adviser lead generation be regulated?
New Model Adviser 22nd April How should adviser lead generation be regulated?
Money Marketing 19th Aprl Smarter marketing is killing sales funnels
FT Adviser 14th April Ads watchdog slams lead-gen video 22nd March Real-time visibility? How APIs provide the missing link for financial services lead generation
CityWire 21st March Online lead generation: The good, the bad and the unverified
FT Adviser 18th March Mortgage market joins lead gen clean up
mortgagesolutions 17th March Your Mortgage Decisions assigns Contact State to certify leads
Money Marketing 17th March Your Mortgage Decisions selects Contact State to check leads
Best Advice 17th March Your Mortgage Decisions to certify all new mortgage leads
FT Adviser 14th March Overcoming the top 10 most common protection barriers
The Fintech Times 8th March Contact State: Social Media Ads Are Coming Under the Regulatory Spotlight for All the Right Reasons
FT Adviser 3rd March First protection insurer certifies all leads with Contact State
Cover Magazine 1st March Enduralife partners with Contact State on lead certification
Money Marketing 1st March Enduralife partners with Contact State to certify protection leads
FT Adviser 21st February Insurance industry urged to report rogue leads
FT Adviser 18th February Industry needs ‘wake up call’ to rogue lead gen tactics
The Intermediary 14th February Mortgage Advertising on the front line
The Intermediary 17th January Contact State launches Partner Directory
Fintech magazine 7th January Opinion: Financial Services Advertising Fraud in 2022
Global Banking and Finance January Will new regulations on lead generators be enough?


FT Adviser 29th Dec Advisers warned on lead generation ads as scrutiny increases
FT Adviser 8th Dec ASA considers review of lead generation ads
Mortgage Introducer 2nd Dec Contact State expands team
Global Banking Review 1st Dec Lead Generation Regulation
Cover Magazine 22nd Nov Planning for a winter 'lead gen' slow down
FT Adviser 8th Sept Lead gen compliance firm Contact State acquired by US firm
Cover Magazine 7th Sept Contact State acquired by Verisk
Mortgage Introducer 7th Sept Contact State acquired by Verisk
FT Adviser 27th August FCA will go for 'high-profile scalps' over adverts
Cover Magazine 19th August Major changes to protection lead generation are coming
Future Banking June Nuisance Noise
FT Adviser 29th June Advisers warn 'mortgage protection gap' exposes them to 'wild west'
FT Adviser 19th May ASA investigates misleading insurance ad
Financial Reporter 17th May Lead gen firms urged to form industry body to 'stamp out fraud'
Lead Generation World 17th May Watch: The Future of UK Lead Generation
This is Money 31st March Fraud victims are still losing millions to fake online adverts
B2C Lead Gen Podcast 29th March Listen: Building Trust Between Lead Generators and Brands
FT Adviser 18th March Google begins rogue lead generator crackdown
FT Adviser 22nd Feb How you can help root out 'the rogues'
Cover Magazine 22nd Feb Contact State's Alain Desmier nominated as Protection Leader of the Year
Protection Review 18th Jan Five Question Interview
Mortgage Introducer 14th Jan Mortgage Tech Series : Breaking the rule of silence


Protection Review 13th December Alain Desmier wins 'Insurance Personality of the year 2020'
Lead Generation World 1st December Interview with Alain Desmier, Contact State
FT Adviser 13th November Insurance cold-calls under the spotlight
Equity Release Council 12th November Lead buying advice
FT Adviser 5th November FT Adviser interviews Alain Desmier
CII Radio 21st October How to protect clients from the latest scams
Protection Review 9th October Contact State nominated in Protection Review Awards
Society of Insurance Broking 8th October Understanding and mitigating the risks of lead generation
Cover Magazine 12th August Which tools kept protection firms alive during Covid-19?
Cover Magazine 15th July Contact State nominated in 'Best Tech Service' category
FT Adviser 9th July Advisers warned about recycled leads
Protection Review 9th July Watch: We need to talk about fraudulent lead generation
Chartered Institute of Insurance 7th July The rules of lead generation
FT Adviser 2 July Protection industry calls for lead certification
Cover Magazine 26th June Listen: Intermediaries will not know they are buying fraudulent leads
Protection Guru 24th June Should Lead Generation be regulated?
Cover Magazine 18th June Action needed to mitigate 'fraudulent' lead generation
Contact State 15th June Protecting the Protectors industry whitepaper published
AIG Quality Awards 4th June 'Highly commended' in the AIG Quality Awards 2020
Cover Magazine 25th March 'Rogue' lead gen firms tricking life insurance customers
Lead Generation World 6th Feb Listen: Alain Desmier on Lead Generation World postcast EP19
Cover Magazine 22nd Jan Exposing the secrets of lead generation


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