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80 per cent of IFAs ready for depolarisation, says Fidelity survey

Four out of five IFAs have already made preliminary plans for the post-polarisation era, according to a new survey from Fidelity.

Of the 300 IFAs polled, on Thursday, just 4 per cent said they would opt to multi-tie if polarisation is abolished, with the majority saying they would stay the same, sacrificing the tag of &#39independence&#39.

Fort-one per cent said they would continue to be remunerated by commission, while 21 per cent would opt to combine fees and commission.

Ten per cent said they would retain their independent status and opt for a fee-based business model.

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