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Group to help IFAs build websites

Groupama Insurances is creating a dedicated e-commerce team in a bid to help brokers increase their web presence.

The group says 70 per cent of intermediaries do not have their own website and the new team will be aiming to offer advice and guidance to those who do have a website.

The team will be aiming to ensure brokers’ websites are delivering the benefits they are looking for.

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