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Em- roadshow dates announced

em- reports a good response from the Scottish broker community following the announcement of dates for its roadshow programme.

Taking place at the Crutherland Hotel in East Kilbride on February 28 and the Dalmahoy Country Club in Edinburgh on March 1, the roadshows will present information to help brokers with their everyday business.

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