Odd jobs: my trickiest clients

UNUSUAL CASES

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Three advisers reveal the most unusual careers their clients have had and tell Charlotte Richards about the problems that come with these trickier cases…

Gareth Griffiths Partner at Pro Sport Wealth Management (official partner of the Professional Footballers' Association) Client job: Athlete   We predominantly work with footballers, as well as rugby players and other athletes. The average career length for a footballer is eight years so they have a very short window of opportunity in terms of the planning that is available to them. Footballers now fall into two categories: players with pension benefit options that they had before A-Day in 2006 and players who became a professional after 2006 - the latter require different planni...

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