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Are you committed to keeping your firm independent as the FSA introduces new rules that will allow multi-ties?

“Yes, I want to maintain my independent status as it offers the best possible service to clients.”

Gary McKinley,Wealth Solutions”Yes. At the moment,I wand to keep my independence. I think from a client’s perspective they would rather deal with an IFA although from a financial perspective multi-tie is a better deal.”

Kevin Hanwell,Hanwell Financial Services”Yes, from this firm’s point of view we would stay independent as we work in a very specific area of investment.”

Hazel Ide,FIM Services”Yes. Absolutely independent. I think that it is the right way forward for clients. Having multi-ties will just confuse customers.”

David Lett,David Lett Associates”Yes. I am going to stay independent. I think I will wait and see what happens to the market and I might change my mind in the future, but I value my independence.”

John Fachiri,John Fachiri”Yes. We are going to remain independent and referrals are part of that reason.”

Barrie Philpotts,Moore Green”Yes. We will definitely remain independent because it works for us. We have been independent for 15 years and going multi-tie is something we have not really considered.”

Kim Daley,Orwell Securities”Yes. I’m hoping to stay independent.”

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