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Honours for Axa boss Brydon and pension reviewer Pickering

Axa Investment Managers chairman Donald Brydon has received a CBE in the Queen&#39s New Year&#39s honours list.

Brydon, 58, spent 22 years at Barclays and was chief executive of Axa Investment Managers from 1997 to 2002 before becoming chairman. He is also deputy chairman of the Financial Services Practitioner Panel.

Prudential chairman and former Bank of England deputy governor David Clementi receives a knighthood, as does Derek Higgs, the investment banker who headed the City&#39s corporate governance reforms.

Alan Pickering, the author of the Government-commissioned report on pensions which sparked the current round of reforms, gets a CBE.


Brain storm

Many offices have swear boxes but it has come to light that some have replaced this with an innuendo box.The one set up by those wise-cracking boys and girls in the Charcol press office (chief culprit, apparently, being Out of Context queen Laura Brain) is proving to be quite a money-spinner.A sensible conversation about peaks […]

Market Harborough Building Society – 2 Year Fixed 3.50%

Type: Fixed-rate mortgage Fixed term: Two years Fixed rate: 3.50% Minimum loan: £30,000 Maximum loan: Up to 90% of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000 Income multiples: Up to 90% of valuation &#45 three times principal incomeplus second or 2.5 times joint. Up to 75% of valuation &#45 3.25 times principal income plus second […]

Sesame determined to build the leading multi-tie panel

Sesame has pledged to assemble the best multi-tie panel in the marketplace after depolarisation, saying it will have failed its members if it does not achieve its aim.Speaking to Money Marketing, Sesame commercial director Martin Davis says the introduction of multi-ties into the distribution framework is a perfect opportunity to address some of the fundamental […]

Scouting for boys

In the first of an occasional series, the Diary sets about finding out the deepest darkest secrets of the PR fraternity. Although most would think butter would not melt in her mouth, we can reveal the scout hut shame of Aegon&#39s consummate PR professional Ms Lesley “leisurely” McPherson.Entrusted as a girl guide patrol leader to […]

The Day of (B)reckoning

A period of exceptional uncertainty started last Friday for the UK, including a fierce leadership battle in a deeply divided Conservative party, the timing of the trigger of the EU’s Article 50, as well as a potential referendum in Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Click here to read the full article


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