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Market failure an opportunity for financial planners Urquhart Stewart tells IFP annual conference

The marketplace is rife with failure, incompetence and ignorance and this has provided financial planners with a key opportunity to increase business, Seven director Justin Urquhart Stewart has argued at this year&#39s Institute of Financial Planning annual conference in Telford today.

He believes an innate loss of trust and confidence in the Government, regulators, the markets, banks and providers has meant there is a growing demand for planning and improved investment management facilities.
Urquhart Stewart said: “Financial planners are in a unique position because only they are able to rebuild confidence and trust with clients.”

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