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Citri is set to become an AR with Openwork

Citri is to become an appointed representative of Openwork.

The North East-based firm which is currently directly authorised, is expected to become an AR of Open-work on March 31, following the induction of its members.

Keith Atkinson, chief executive of Citri, says the strategic partner-ship offers many advantages.

“Firstly to strengthen our position in the mortgage and protection arena and, secondly, to broaden Citri’s expertise in the wealth management market – offering the consumer a full advice proposition.”

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