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Laughing matter

I laughed aloud at the letter in MM from Graeme Riddoch of Clerical Medical. He says Clerical is “fully committed to the IFA market”.

This amused me because for the first time in six years, a Clerical rep came to see us this morning.

After five minutes, he announced that our 30-RI firm was “too small for Clerical Medical to deal with”. “Why on earth come out to see us, then?” I asked. “Oh, we like to tell you in person,” his assistant replied. Is that what they mean by commitment?

Charlie Palmer

Financial Ltd Network,



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