Wrap platform Nucleus has enabled an electronic signature option for new business and client instructions to help support advisers who are working remotely in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The move has come into effect on Monday (24 August), and Nucleus will offer a choice of five e-signature software providers to be used to suit individual adviser preference.
To maximise client security, advisers will be asked to select a software provider that complies with European regulation. Nucleus will also provide documents so advice firms can find information about the types of e-signatures the platform will accept.
Nucleus head of proposition John Walls said: "We're always looking for ways to improve efficiency and maximise user experience, while keeping client security at the forefront of what we do.
"The introduction of e-signatures will streamline the new business process and our flexibility over software providers will allow advisers to select a supplier that works best for them."
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