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Is the ABI&#39s Saltr initiative going to raise standards across the industry?

“I would like to think sobut I can&#39t see it is goingto make an enormous difference.”

Chris Howell, Seaway Insurance Consultants

“It is not going to work unless it has the support of the whole industry. It could cause confusion because there is a raft of these kitemarks around. Anything that improves consumer confidence is good but we are some way away from something the whole industry supports.”

Paul Duckworth, Paul Duckworth IFA

“Probably not. Things like that tend not to work.”

John Crayden, Fleet Mortgage Insurance & Financial Services

“Yes. Anything that improves our relationship with the public has got to be what needs to be done.”

Dion Penston, Ethical Investment Services

“No. It is going to be another raft of control which will only complicate things even more.”

Graham Fox, LPS Financial Services

“Possibly, if the right rules are put in place.”

Trevor Dunn, Lawford Lindley & Co

“It is a worthy attempt but it needs co-operation between the parties involved. I think it has a good chance of success.”

Jennifer Stollow, Gee & Company

“One would hope so. The industry still has a taint toit so anything that lifts standards has got to be good for the industry.”

Brian Collinson, C&J Independent Financial Advisers

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