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Are you more likely to recommend a product if it is accredited with the ABI&#39s Raising Standards quality mark?

“No. Products have to be assessed on their own merits whether or not it carries such a mark.”

Paul Rayner,Rayner Woolner

“No, I&#39d look at each product and recommend it or not on its individual merits.”

Martin Sell,MR Sell Financial Services

“Yes. It shows companies have passed certain criteria and customers like kite marks as a standard measure.”

Paul Walters,Foley Financial Services

No. It smells a bit of superficiality at the moment. I would like to see it operate for a bit first.”

Dale Bennett,Delphi Insurance Services

“No. At this stage I don&#39t really know what the criteria is to accredit products so until I do I am unlikely to recommend them. ”

Michael Curran,MJ Curran & Co

“I would think it would make sense to recommend those kind of products.”

Kenneth Birnie,Birnie Brown Boyer & Co

“While I think it will have an impact in terms of giving an indication to consumers of certain standards, it would depend on what the client was looking for and their risk profile.”

Philip Boon,Beechwood Financial Services

“Yes. It&#39s a form of Cat standard really isn&#39t it?I would prefer to recommend a pre-checked product.

Brian Page, Dennehy Weller& Co

yes 44.5%

no 44.5%

don&#39t know11%


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