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AITC adds IFA finder to website

The Association of Investment Trusts Companies is relaunching its

website to provide consumers and IFAs with more information about its

products and members.

Additions to the site include a section on how to seek financial

advice and find an IFA. As part of this service, the site is now

linked to IFA Promotion&#39s database to help clients look for an IFA

online.

Other new services on the site, which can be found at www. aitc.co.uk

include more profiles of individual investment trusts and details of

recent updates to trust regulations. There is also a regularly

updated news service about the sector.

The association says that it made the changes after its research

showed that a third of regular users want to receive information

online.

It also found that a third of users are interested in receiving email

bulletins keeping them up to date on sector news. The AITC is now

looking at setting up this facility.

The site will consist of five sections – a guide to investment

trusts, a find and compare investment trusts section, a seeking

financial advice section, news and events and a section which details

the work of the AITC.

It says the redesign means that the site will now be faster and

easier to navigate for users and it is hoping this will encourage

more people to log on to the site on a regular basis.

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