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Citisolutions sales staff get back on the road

Citisolutions now has over 100 salespeople out on the road after registration and certification blunders led to the group having to ground 2,000 of its “introducers” last month.

Citisolutions still has 1,200 of its salesforce sitting through in-house training while a further 700 are fully certified by the group but awaiting registration with the FSA.

Compliance director Ian Hammonds left shortly after the debacle and although Citisolutions is still seeking a full-time replacement, his role is being overseen on an interim basis by Ed Hoffman, a member of the US-led management which helped set up the business in the UK in 2003.

Spokesman Adrian Russell says despite the current situation, the group’s sales, which primarily comprise basic adv-ice products such as term and life insurance underwritten by sister company CitiLife, continue to improve.

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