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Friends Provident relocates head office

Friends Provident is relocating its headquarters to the One New Exchange development in the City of London following the acquisition of AXA’s UK life business by parent company Resolution.

The move is expected to take place in April, when Friends Provident will leave its current site in nearby Wood Street.

Around 200 staff will initially be based at the new site, which will become the group’s headquarters, including the firm’s executive directors and corporate teams.

Friends Provident executive director of operations David Hynam says: “We are excited about the move which will give us the space to bring our recently expanded business together under one roof, while still remaining right at the heart of the city.”

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