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Securities Institute says its exams have ISA content for IFAs

The Securities Institute has refuted claims by a BBC Radio 4 programme that IFAs are not being tested on ISAs.


The institute says that its IAC paper has included questions on ISAs since 1998.


Securities Institute chief executive Geoffrey Turner says: &#34It is vital that advisers are prepared for new products in advance. IAC candidates have been sent information on ISAs since their inception and are already being tested on the subject.&#34

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