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Burrows starts annuity service for IFAs

William Burrows Annuities is offering an annuity and drawdown information service for financial advisers.

The free online facility will be based on William Burrows’ well known consumer website and will feature market commentary and comparative annuity rate tables.

Burrows says he will email advisers to update them of any rate changes and in the longer term is looking to add a range of training packages to the site at williamburrowspro.com.

He is writing a range of articles covering topics such as with-profits and A-Day opportunities to provide a databank on the site and is constructing a comprehensive frequently asked questions section to help advisers with less specialist problems.

There are no immediate plans to launch a transaction service because he says annuities and drawdown are not commonly bought online.

Burrows says: “Most advisers are pretty savvy when it comes to finding the best annuity rates.

“My website does all that but also provides analysis of trends in the market and offers a free update service.”

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