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Framlington World Cup challenge

Week 12 of the Framlington World Cup Investment Challenge and we find ourselves at the end of this exciting tournament. The game has ended without the volatility in markets that we have seen over previous weeks, meaning that Nick Pike was able to hold on to the top spot for the third consecutive week.

The second and third positions remain unchanged in the final week of the competition, with John Bramwell holding on to second place and Brian Rooney securing third place.

However, congratulations are in order to Carl Dixon, whose imaginatively named Carl&#39s Team scooped the third and final Manager of the Month award with a steady 2.85 per cent gain over the last four weeks. Carl saw off stiff competition from Alan Smith who missed out with a 2.71 per cent overall rise. Carl wins an England shirt and a crate of beer.

Next week we will be revealing the overall winner of the Lay-z-Boy Chandler chair and Dolby widescreen TV – see Money Marketing&#39s Diary for the announcement.

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In Focus — May 2015: private medical insurance market in Germany

Welcome to the latest edition of In Focus. In this issue, Jelf examines the private medical insurance market for employers with expatriate workforces in Germany. This includes the common challenges faced in sourcing appropriate coverage, along with a selection of available solutions. This will be of particular interest to HR/reward decision makers with employees based in Germany. It will assess the cultural norms, risks and backdrop that are relevant to organisations with expatriate staff in this location.

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