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Britannia Rescue wins Nationwide Flexplus account road rescue contract

Press release: 11/03/2013

Britannia Rescue, part of LV=, has been appointed by Nationwide Building Society to provide breakdown cover to customers of its newly launched fee paying current account FlexPlus.

A comprehensive road rescue cover will be provided to all FlexPlus account holders in any car they travel in when motoring in the UK and Europe. Britannia Rescue’s appointment extends LV=’s existing partnership with Nationwide as sole provider of its car and landlord insurance portfolios.

Britannia Rescue is recognised as the fourth largest road rescue company in the UK. It provides branded and white label road rescue products for business partners; as well as ‘direct to consumer’ products. It operates a network of over 3000 UK roadside technicians all with unique local knowledge and experience. Britannia Rescue receives over 98% customer satisfaction, is a Which? recommended provider and customers on average wait less than 42 minutes for help to arrive.

Andrew Beard, LV= Commercial Director, said: "We are delighted that Nationwide Building Society has chosen to partner with Britannia Rescue to provide breakdown cover for customers of its new FlexPlus account. We enjoy a strong relationship with Nationwide and share common customer-centric values reflecting the mutual status of both organisations.”

Martyn Dyson, Nationwide Building Society Head of General Insurance, said: “We have an excellent relationship with LV= across our car and landlord insurance products. Britannia Rescue provides very high levels of service and we are delighted to be able to offer their cover to our customers.”

For more information on Britannia Rescue, visit

About Britannia Rescue:

Britannia Rescue is the UK’s fourth largest road rescue organisation and is part of the LV= group of companies. Britannia Rescue‘s network has over 3,000 breakdown professionals nationwide and average response time is under 42 minutes.

LV= employs 5500 people and serves over five million customers with a range of financial products. We are the UK’s largest friendly society and a leading financial mutual.

When LV= started in 1843 our goal was to give financial security to more than just a privileged few and for many decades we were most commonly associated with providing a method of saving to people of modest means. Today we follow a similar purpose, helping people to protect and provide for the things they love, although on a much larger scale and through a wide range of financial services including insurance, investment and retirement products.

We offer our services direct to consumers, as well as through IFAs and brokers, and through strategic partnerships with organisations such as ASDA, Nationwide Building Society and a range of trades unions.

LVFS is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority, register number 110035. LVFS is a member of the ABI, the AFM and ILAG. Registered address: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.

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