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Chartwell produces Isa guide

Chartwell Investment Management has produced an Isa guide looking at the basics as well as forthcoming changes to tax rules affecting dividend income from equity income Isas.

Chartwell, which says it is cautiously optimistic for the months ahead, says its booklet is aimed at helping people who want to invest to make the right decision. It can be obtained through www.chartwell-investment.co.uk.

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