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“I watched the Great British Bake off instead!”

“I watched the Great British bake off instead!” So Here’s The Plan’s Phil Wickenden highlights his detachment with international football (and not the fact he’s under the thumb).

“Dude, you are desperate.” The Timebank director Damien Davies queries an MM hack’s reasons for calling him.

“I draw the line at Dundee for away games.” Old Mutual vice-chairman Peter Mann reveals a surprising level of commitment to following Kilmarnock on the road.

“As Karl Marx said, to be truly independent, you have to control the entire means of production.” Succession’s Simon Chamberlain brings Das Kapital quotes to capital markets.


Tony Wickenden: What to consider when contesting a will

Last week I referenced Downton Abbey as a reason for considering what was required to make a valid will. An obvious Downton-related question was what happens if the validity of a will is challenged? Well, whenever the validity of a will is contested, it is usually permissible to allow the use of extrinsic evidence to determine […]

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Royal London to scrap Scottish Life brand

Royal London has confirmed it plans to move all of its UK life, pensions and investments businesses under a single brand. The mutual insurer says the exercise will take two years and will see well known adviser brands such as Scottish Life, Bright Grey and Scottish Provident replaced with the Royal London brand. The firm […]


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