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AWD Chase de Vere plans £1.4m investment to boost client offering

AWD Chase de Vere has appointed Focus Solutions to provide software support to bolster adviser efficiency and its client service proposition.

AWD has confirmed that it is planning to invest £1.4m over four years for its 178 advisers to offer financial planning and employee benefit advice across the likes of its investment, pensions and protection businesses.

AWD Chase de Vere group finance and operations director Robert Organ says: ““We were looking for a solution that would help us to enhance our client proposition and improve the support we provide to our advisers. We want to grow our business and require scalable software solutions to help achieve this.

“This investment, and the ongoing support we provide to advisers, will help us to be recognised as providing the best independent financial advice proposition for clients and as an attractive place for top quality advisers to work.”  


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