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CML launches employee benefits package

Company Management Limited has joined forces with Alexander Forbes Financial Services to launch a new core employee benefits package.

The package aims to help its payroll clients review and administer their employee benefits and offer them professional and independent financial advice.

Alexander Forbes Financial Services will advise CML clients on corporate services such as insurance and protection plans as well as on the design and implementation of employee benefits packages.

Announcing the launch CML’s sales & marketing director Alasdair McKenzie says "As payroll specialists we are more than aware of how important it is for employers to be geared up for pension deductions when stakeholder goes live. In line with our philosophy of offering a range of value added services, as well as cost effective payroll processing, we wanted to take positive steps to make sure that all our clients receive impartial, independent financial advice."


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