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Has COVID-19 changed financial planning meetings forever?

Clarion chartered financial planner Peter Butcher takes a look at how the lockdown has changed how we communicate with clients and whether that change will be permanent. Video conferencing software has been available for several years, but it is only now that it has been truly embraced. The benefits of Zoom are clear; the reduction […]

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What you should expect from your financial planner in lockdown

After his shock at research revealing one in four clients had not heard from their IFA during the Covid-19 crisis, our business development director John Winstanley takes a look at what service you should expect from your financial planner in lockdown. We are hearing a lot about the “new normal” in terms of how business is being done during the coronavirus outbreak. Many businesses […]

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Protecting ourselves and our family from the financial risks of future illness

Now, more than perhaps any other time in recent history, the nation’s thoughts are on the health and welfare of ourselves and our families. While health issues will understandably be at the forefront of our minds, there will without question, be a significant degree of concern regarding personal finances. Therefore, it feels relevant to give […]

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Two new directors appointed to Clarion board

We are proud to announce the appointment of two new directors to our board. John Winstanley and Matt Sherratt joined our board of directors this month. John, 33, from Knutsford, takes up the role of business development director while Matt becomes finance director. Clarion CEO Ron Walker said: “We are proud to welcome our two new […]

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Clarion chartered financial planner status for the eighth year

We are proud to announce Clarion Wealth Planning has been awarded corporate Chartered financial planner status for the eighth year in a row. Fewer than 1,000 companies across the UK have been granted the prestigious status by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). Our director of operations Adam Wareing explained: “The accreditation is the gold standard […]

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