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ScotMut in bid to promote pensions

Scottish Mutual is launching a pension campaign to promote its range of preand post-retirement plans on offer to IFAs.

The Scottish Mutual, Take a Closer Look campaign is centred around an information pack featuring guides to Scottish Mutual&#39s pensions, support services, sales aids and sales ideas.

The campaign will be launched with a series of ads in the trade press publicising and inviting IFAs to request the new pack.

The life office has also unveiled a new web page Gray Matters which features commentary and views of industry developments and consultations written by pensions and investments development director Leslie Gray.

Abbey National wealth management and long-term savings division sales and marketing director Ambrose McGinn says: “The campaign reminds IFAs that Scottish Mutual are a force to be reckoned with in the pensions market. We have an impressive range of products backed up by an award-winning technical support unit, specialist pensions sales managers, Gray Matters and-business solutions including quotes and policies online.

“Match this with our financial strength and you are looking at one of the most attractive pension providers in the industry.”

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