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Pointon York splits advice operation from admin services

Pointon York has divided its company into two divisions one providing financial advice and the other administration services.


The Pointon York Consultancy team will provide independent financial advice while Pointon York Technical Consultants will offer advice on trusteeship and related technical matters.

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