Open letter from APFA: Our demands to government

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The Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA) has set out its lobbying priorities for the next parliamentary year in an open letter to advisers, calling for help for a profession it said is struggling with the burden of regulation and regulatory fees.

The letter by APFA director-general Chris Hannant is the first of a planned series that will be produced by the body over the coming months outlining its plans and achievements on specific campaigns. It stated: Dear all, I wanted to write to financial advisers to outline our lobbying priorities for the next parliamentary year, highlight some of our achievements so far and thank our members for their continued support. APFA exists to act as the voice of the financial advice community; we represent the interests of our membership to those regulators and policymakers which have an ...

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