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“Yes. For me it is worthwhile because it certainly can awaken me to a new product as I do not always get time to read through the papers.”

Gillian Frodham,Gillian Frodham IFA

“No. I have never used product descriptions by providers to give to clients as they would never read it.”

Philip Harrison,Harrison Financial Services

“Yes. We get a lot of information from it.”

Edwin Kelly,Edwin Kelly & Co

“Yes. If providers see mailshots as useful and they generate new business, I don&#39t think we can dictate to them what they send and what they don&#39t.”

Robert Hills,Alexander James Associates

“No. In my opinion, an awful lot of the material I receive seems to be similar stuff. At the end of the day, all the information is about products.”

Roger Thorne,Abacus Ethical Investment

“It is a simple question, with a simple answer – yes, it often can be.”

Ross Carter,Clarke Roxborough Financial Planning

“No, often we get literature through that does not explain what we need to know in the briefest of details. We need succinct information that clearly explains the benefits of the providers&#39 products to our clients.”

Ron Shakespeare,Rosa Lodge Financial Management

“No. I don&#39t think it is effective at all. Whenever anyone tries to do anything in financial services there seems to be a problem.”

Paul Wilson,Paul Wilson Financial Services

Yes 50%

No 50%

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