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Ist Software launches IFA service on website

Specialist technology company 1st Software is launching a 24 hour IFA service on its website..

The site will allow IFAs to offer their client access to their financial information at anytime.

A wide range of services will be offered including portfolio valuations and pensions information.

Ist Software managing director Rory Curran says “We believe the future success of the IFA sector is based on the delivery of value-added service. Giving clients 24 hour access to information over the internet is a major breakthrough.”

“Ist Software is empowering its users to offer more value and to see off the perceived threat to IFAs from general information providers.”


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