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Five firms in default

Five firms have been declared in default of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
Consumers entitled to compensation of up to 48,000 have been asked to submit a claim against the five firms.
The firms are Edwin Hodgson Ltd (in liquidation) from Preston, Crumpsall Insurance Services Ltd from Manchester, Anthony Howard Easton from Winchester, York Pollard Ltd from Epson, and Ashford Parker Ltd from Cheltenham.


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