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Popplewell leads Zifa roadshows

IFA technical doyen Keith Popplewell and Zurich IFA Group are teaming up with a series of exclusive initiatives targeted at intermediaries.

The initiatives include a series of seminars, a CD-Rom package and the launch of two websites – IFAsite and Probrief.com – both available free to IFAs through Zurich.

IFAsite provides a template to help IFAs build their own website without many of the costs and technical knowledge associated with web design.

Probrief.com, which is available to IFAs registered through Zifaweb, offers easy access and in-depth analysis of critical issues. It includes a round-up of more than 30 websites which IFAs should be aware of and regularly updated in-depth briefing papers on technical issues affecting advisers.

A CD-Rom package put together by Popplewell discusses key topics such as asset allocation, portfolio planning and income drawdown.

Zifa and Popplewell are also hitting the road in February with a series of seminars discussing crucial IFA issues.

Zifa managing director Jim Reeve says: “We are committed to adding value to IFAs by helping them to grow their businesses. We are delighted to be working exclusively with Keith to deliver a unique range of services which will give IFAs a competitive edge in this challenging marketplace.”

Popplewell says: “Our new partnership is a really positive way to help IFAs identify and enter new markets, expand existing markets and gain credibility with professional introducers.”

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