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Aviva Las Vegas

With thoughts of his impending Las Vegas restatement of nuptials high

in his head, Norwich Union&#39s press officer James Evans has been

rocking around the clock to create a calendar based on his sobriquet

“The King”.

Colleagues are understood to be concerned about his mental state,

with one work chum comparing the self-deification to that of David


The Diary, on the other hand, supports Evo&#39s bravura and is pleased

to note emails to the King now come back “Return to sender”. Aviva

Las Vegas.


Ride on mortgage-go-round will cost lenders £3bn

Chasing new mortgage business will cost lenders £3bn over thenext two years and is one of the biggest challen-ges facing theindustry, says a report from PA Consulting Group and the Council ofMortgage Lenders.The report, called Stuck on the Mortgage-go-Round, says thisspiralling cost of what it describes as “churning” mortgages comesfrom lenders having to find and […]

Partnership shape

The Millfield Partnership had somewhat unorthodox beginnings.“Millfield was formed out of adversity, really,” says Roger Brosch,sales director and one of the partnership&#39s creators.The founding partners were employees of the French group, GeneralAssurance National, which had been working to build an IFA arm. WhenGan chose to withdraw from British operations and the plans wereshelved, a small […]

Catalyst diversifies EISs

Catalyst Investment Group has established a second enterprise investment scheme (EIS) fund that invests in a portfolio of between four and 15 EISs. The fund aims for growth by investing in small and developing companies over a five-year term. With a minimum investment of £3,000, it is designed as an alternative to EIS portfolio management […]

ABI in Raising Standards push

The ABI has welcomed the Treasury&#39s willingness to consult on the 1 per cent cap revealed in its proposals for Sandler products. It has also welcomed the decision to treat the existing stakeholder pension as part of the Sandler package rather than create two types of simple pension product. The ABI says the Treasury proposals […]


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