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Executive stress

I recently “celebrated” 40 years in the industry. During that time, there have been massive changes, of course, the main one being the move away from a desire to provide the best service in the industry to a desire not to be the worst.

Despite being in charge of my own business, I have never really seen myself as an “insurance executive”. An article in my local paper said told an “insurance executive” who was arrested and fined for being drunk and disorderly was aged 18 years. I have heard of fast-track careers but this is just mind-boggling.

As the fracas was on Dec-ember 29, it made me wonder whether he was celebrating a good year or drowning his sorrows because of a bad one.

Mel Boustead

Barbican Independent Financial Advisors, Perterborough

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