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NPI taking stakeholder on the road

NPI is embarking on a series of national roadshows designed to strengthen its presence as a stakeholder provider.

The roadshows will be led by NPI managing director Trevor Thompson and parent company AMP Group group executive Damon Watkins.

They will be held at 14 venues over the next few weeks. Around 1,000 IFAs are expected to attend.

The aim is to outline NPI&#39s stakeholder proposition and the relevance of Australian insurance giant AMP&#39s financial backing.

One session will highlight the benefits of this financial strength in the context of rising costs to the industry and downward pressure on margins.

Another session will look at the Australian pension experience and its relevance to the launch of stakeholder in the UK in April 2001.

The roadshows will also stress the importance of administration within the stakeholder environment. NPI&#39s stakeholder administration will be outlined, with the emphasis on its Alis and e-Alis IT systems.

NPI director of corporate pensions and national accounts David Tildesley is to lead a discussion group on worksite marketing and its uses.

IFAs will also have the chance to grill the experts at a question and answer session, as well as being able to check out an online demonstration of NPI&#39s stakeholder offering.

IFAs will have the chance to win £2,000 in holiday vouchers if they fill in the feedback sheets issued at the event.

Sales director Steve Edwards says: “Our aim is to make NPI an IFA favourite again.”

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