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All-in-one service to get IFAs&#39 businesses online

The In-a-minute group has set up an online product to help IFAs tap into the small business market through the provision of business start-up and support services.

In-a-minutesolutions.co.uk enables IFAs, under their own brand name, to offer online company registration, a domain name, DIY website and brochure design, legal documentation and guides, virtual office support and office furniture to potential and existing corporate clients.

In-a-minute says 99.2 per cent of all UK businesses are classified as small with less than 50 employees and IFAs are increasingly seeing this as a huge business opportunity.

It says the challenge is for IFAs to provide, at a profit, a good level of service that small businesses can afford.It is claiming its new bolt-on web service allows the IFA to extend the support provided to clients and add a new revenue stream based on business services which are unregulated and not affected by FSA requirements.

The IFA can offer this service through a site provided by In-a-minute tailored and branded to the adviser&#39s requirements or it can be placed within their existing website.

In-a-minute founder Barry Spencer Higgins says: “Many IFAs will be missing out on profitable business because they do not have a website. We provide an instant solution that extends the business they can sell to SMEs and start-ups. Websites create a level playing field where IFAs can take on the competition regardless of size or location.”

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