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Origen offers free advice to victims of London bombings

Origen is offering a free fin-ancial advice support ser- vice to victims of the London bombings of July 7 and their dependants.

Victims’ personal and family circumstances will be assessed on income, debt, assets and any likely payment from insurance companies or other agencies, resulting in a report and action plan provided by the national IFA.

Coordinated by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport disaster response unit, the service will provide advice through a face-to-face interview at Origen’s offices or over the telephone.

Volunteers who are all fully qualified financial planners will carry out the service. If subsequent business leads are generated for Origen to carry out further work, its usual business terms will apply.

Chief executive Gareth Marr says: “Origen has an office in Russell Square so we are acutely aware of the effect July 7 has had on our staff, clients and the business community.

“We are pleased that we can offer our skills and resources as part of the support network for the innocent victims of July 7.”

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