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AKG offshore reports available on Assureweb

AKG Actuaries and Consultants is making its offshore profile and financial strengths reports available to IFAs through the Assureweb portal.

The reports give IFAs information and ratings on a range of products and companies on Assureweb&#39s offshore database .

AKG communications director Guy Vanner says: “The Assureweb service is an ideal platform for IFAs to gain free access to the necessary financial strength best advice information to make company selection and support recommendations.”

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