National independent advisory business Wren Sterling has reached an agreement with Darlington Building Society to offer in-branch financial planning services to the group's customers.
Advisers from Wren Sterling will be available to Darlington's members to discuss retirement, investment and protection.
The partnership increases Wren Sterling's building society partners to seven, giving it reach across over 100 high street branches in the UK.
Colin Fyfe chief executive of Darlington Building Society, said Wren Sterling's independence was attractive to the group.
He said: "Wren Sterling's advisers are able to recommend products from the whole of market which is important to us as we want to provide our membership with a first class service in terms of independent financial advice."
Paul Chafer commercial director of Wren Sterling added: "I'm delighted that Wren Sterling has added Darlington Building Society to its list of building society partners and we look forward to providing its members with access to quality independent financial advice.
"As we have advisers nationwide, we're well-positioned to work with organisations that are being asked for advice, but cannot necessarily provide it - like building societies, employers and accountancy networks."
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