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Family Assurance sees record sales growth

Family Assurance Friendly Society has seen a massive growth in equivalent premium income to £26.75m from £8.66m for the half year ending 30 June 1999.


Chief executive John Reeve says: “This is an outstanding performance. Our over-riding commitment is to be the benchmark for affordable savings. And that means driving down costs whilst making our products accessible to everyone.”

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