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Pass website to update review IFAs

The Pension Advisers Support Scheme has set up a website to help IFAs

through the pension review and the newly announced FSAVC review.

The Pass site will offer advice and post up-to-date information about both

reviews free of charge. The siteat www.pass-online.com isan extension of

the scheme&#39s services used by 3,000 registered IFAs.

Many of the Pass services can be booked on the website. IFAs can answer a

set of questions to determine if they need a healthcheck to help them with

the review and can email for a check.

Another feature is the loan illustrator which helps IFAs assess the cost

of borrowing from the Pass loan schemeto pay redress for pensions, although

not FSAVCs.

The site also features a frequently asked questions page.

The idea for the online service came out of research which showed 96 per

cent of IFAs are using the internet.

Pass chief executive Mark Penton says: “It is our intention to use the

power of the internet to its maximum for both current and future

information on the pension and FSAVC reviews. For example, the forthcoming

Pass IFA guide to the FSAVC review will be made available to the users of

Pass online as soon as it is published.”

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