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Widows hits the road for IFAs

Scottish Widows will be holding a series of IFA Roadshows throughout the UK during May and June 2004, entitled “Investing With Confidence.”

They are designed to provoke debate and provide positive contributions to the development of an IFA&#39s business.

The roadshows commence on May 7 in Glasgow and conclude on June 10 in Cardiff. The London stop on the show will be on May 20 at the Guild Hall in the City.

Event Speakers include Scottish Widows Marketing Director Peter Jordan, who will be speaking on investment and product trends in the unit-linked life market.

Jordan says: “They not only form part of Scottish Widows ongoing commitment to the IFA market, but also provide a unique opportunity for IFAs to benefit from the knowledge and insight of leading experts in our industry.”


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