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Following on from last week&#39s controversial Correspondent&#39s Week article by Money Marketing&#39s hirsute hack Simon English, the Diary is pleased to inform readers that they can indeed find a haircut in Soho for less than £25.

After much tramping round the historic streets, we found a barber shop on Mill Street that will shape any male moptops to the latest fashions for £13.75.

The price includes a shampoo, cut and finish.

Fortunately for English, the barber is a financial adviser in the morning and hairdresser in the afternoon.

He may not be able to do much for English&#39s looks but at least he may be able to teach him a few financial facts before the Sunday Telegraph grabs him off Money Marketing next week.


Gilchrist will run for Scottish Parliament

Scottish Life general manager (sales) Jim Gilchrist is making a bid to become an MP in the new Scottish Parliament after failing to clinch the chief executive job. Gilchrist, 55, was pipped to the post last week by gene ral manager (administration) Brian Duffin after a hotly contested battle. Many had tipped Gilchrist to win. […]

Currie gives 2% discount on UK growth

Martin Currie is offering a 2 per cent discount on the initial charge for the UK growth fund throughout March, dropping the charge to 3.25 per cent. The annual charge is 1.25 per cent. Initial commission is 3 per cent. Renewal is 0.5 per cent if the fund is in a Pep wrapper.


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