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“If the FSA platform paper comes out late this afternoon, my copy will very quickly have beer stains all over it.”Transact managing director Ian Taylor contemplates using a new type of beer mat.

“I’m not going to run round the neighborhood naked trying to get people to come into the office.”

Barretts Financial Solutions senior partner Kim Barrett rules out a new client recruitment technique.

“IFAs are tighter than a duck’s backside.”

Norwest Consultants principal Harry Katz on the economic pressures that forced Aifa to open up membership to restricted advisers.