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Give me industrial strength

More horror stories regarding the terrible taste in music that has long infected many in the financial services industry – and this time it’s serious. The Diary believes it is its duty to reveal the trio, who are all die-hard fans of German industrial thrash metal band Rammstein (pictured above). They are Scottish Life consultant Dirk Schmidt, IFA Andy Peters and Standard Life consultant Paul Catt-Camfield. There really is no excuse, lads.”The best part of my holiday was that I drove on the Monaco grand prix track. OK, it was 38mph in a Renault.”

Jupiter’s Alicia Wyllie”I quite fancy Johnny Vegas actually, in a very odd way. I’ll take a fat, foul-mouthed Northern bloke over an A-lister uber god anyday.”

Wriglesworth PR Fiona Chow”I am hoping for a slagging match.”

L&C’s David Hollingworth”Six people have wished me good luck today. I am not sure why. I am bit worried now.”

The ABI’s Stephen Haddrill as he starts his speech at the IEA Conference”It is like reading Playboy – you are only going to turn to certain pages.”

L&C’s James Cotton on a trade publication

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