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Last week’s wintry weather hit many in the country but Chase de Vere Mortgage Management director Nick Gardner suffered an unusual consequence.

Working in T-shirt and shorts from his Blackheath home due to the snow which crippled London’s transport network last week, Gardner found reception on his mobile difficult and the only way he could hear anyone was to stand on his coffee table. Maybe he was preparing for his trip to Australia, given his attire.


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Shortly after rejoining Money Marketing as a columnist, the editor asked me to come into the office to have my picture taken.

Paternoster fund deals hit £300m

Defined-benefit consolidator Paternoster has been selec-ted by pension fund trustees as the annuity provider for schemes totalling £300m in 2006.At the end of last year, the total value of assets transferred to Paternoster was £123m, which includes assets of the Cuthbert Heath Fam-ily Plan and the Chartered Accountants’ Employees Superannuation Scheme.Chief executive Mark Wood says: […]

Canada Life introduces new CI definitions

Canada Life Group Insurance are the first group provider to introduce the Association of British Insurers best practice definitions on critical illness cover.Royal Liver and Prudential are the only individual protection providers to have introduced the updated CI definitions which have to be implemented by April.Canada Life will be introducing the new definitions on its […]

Harrison slams Suisse

Threadneedle head of UK equities Leigh Harrison has slammed Credit Suisse for not making the most of Bill Mott during his time at the firm.Harrison, who succeeded Mott on Credit Suisse’s income funds, says the firm had one of the best fund managers working for it for the past 25 years but “singularly failed to […]


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