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Business is there if you work for it

I have just finished reading a recent copy of Money Marketing and with a

less strong constitution would have jumped off a cliff at the volume of

doom and gloom that apparently exists in our industry.

As a director of a small City-based IFA practice, business has never been

better. Our joint turnover is growing month on month which has been

achieved from sheer hard work.

Sure, we have to deal with varying investment climates and severe

regulation and look at the good it has done.

IFAs are better equipped to provide advice than ever before as we have to

be well qualified and most IFAs I come across are more than ethical. It is

the small-minded who feel that our industry continues to decline and

perpetually complain about how they are to survive.

There are so many markets to exploit in our industry. We have expanded

into the corporate market where there are vast amounts of clients just

waiting for someone to come along and sort their companies out.

The opportunities are fantastic and the future challenging but the rewards

are there for the taking. All it takes is hard work and maybe that is what

people are afraid of?

Petronella West

Director

Investment Quorum London

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