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Lack of marketing hitting stakeholder

Lack of investment in marketing is causing disappointing sales of stakeholder pensions, according to research from the Financial Services Forum.

In April the FS Forum contacted 70 of its members to gauge their attitude to the marketing of stakeholder. The survey found of those offering stakeholder no-one was planning to commit more than 25 per cent of their marketing budget on promoting the product and most were spending less than 10 per cent.

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