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A financial adviser is poised for a legal showdown with a controversial lead generation firm employing a banned IFA, after he said it failed so dramatically to provide the advertised service it amounted to "deception and fraud".
Network True Potential advisers have spoken of how they lost thousands of pounds to a former IFA banned for mortgage fraud, who promised them leads to high-net-worth clients that were never delivered.
Consumer independent price comparison website Payingtoomuch has developed a service that pairs customers with new advisers, and advisers with new leads.
A list of key questions advisers should ask before selecting a lead generation provider has been put together by Friends Life.
Ark Financial Leads has launched a service to provide advisers with telephone qualified income protection (IP) leads.
A new lead generation provider has launched on the protection and mortgage markets with plans to enter the pensions and investments sectors later this year.
Leadbay Media Group has sold its assets to the Mitchell Farrar Group for an undisclosed sum and is set to relaunch its brands.
Leadbay Media Group's assets will be sold without liabilities tomorrow at midday, leaving brokers roughly £200,000 out of pocket and outstanding debts of over £600,000 to November 2010.
A fruitful way of generating leads has always been high on advisers' agendas, but now, with the challenges of RDR just over two years away, mastering the concept has become more important than ever.
LeadPoint, the online lead generation solutions provider, has announced the launch of its real-time telephone verification system.
Following a successful trial lead provider Leadbay has launched a service for private medical insurance (PMI) leads.
Google, the search engine giant, is to launch free training and support for IFAs to help them take advantage of online business opportunities.
Leadbay's parent company, Add Momentum Holdings, has joined with the All About Group to create the country's largest financial services lead generation company.
Lead generation firm, LeadPoint has announced the launch of a new website designed to help lead buyers maximise their investment in new leads.
Dean Jones investigates the importance of the internet in building new relationships with clients
Financial services advisers are very optimistic about their business growth prospects in 2010, according to research from paaleads.
A few simple techniques can make lead buying a much more rewarding activity. Jonathan Barrett explains.
Leadbay has launched a service to allow mortgage brokers to make a more personal approach to possible customers.
Sub-prime mortgages are still providing business opportunities for UK brokers despite major problems in the US market over the past year, according to BDS Mortgage Group.
Mortgage intermediary firm Purely Mortgages has signed a new type of multi-media lead generation deal which could see a growth of clients through the new ITV Local service.